About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Movies- Star Wars, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, all the Batman movies (even Batman and Robin), almost all the Marvel movies (especially Captain America, and Iron Man) TV- Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, The Walking Dead, Futurama, Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, Batman: The Animated Series, X-men Comics- Captain America, The Avengers, The Young Avengers, The Punisher, The Amazing Spider-man, Deadpool, X-force, The Teen Titans, Batman.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Fans Create Unofficial ‘Dredd’ Sequel Web Series ‘Cursed Edge’

    Posted Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    While it rose to the top of the box office in the UK and received rave reviews, Pete Travis’ remake ‘Dredd’ bombed at the box office. However, you wouldn’t think so based on how well it was received by its fans. Once it was released on DVD and Blu-Ray, the movie starring Karl Urban, Olivia […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: FZZT’

    Posted Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 02:13 pm GMT -4
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    After taking a week off, Agent Coulson and his team return in a brand new installment of Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC. In the episode titled ‘FZZT’, the team finds a trail of floating dead bodies as a result of an unknown and elusive killer. But along the way of the mysterious mission, they, […]

  • Electrifying New Clip From ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Halloween may be over, but the scary stories are just beginning over with Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC. After taking a week off, Agent Phil Coulson and his band of misfits return with what is probably their most mysterious mission yet. In this week’s episode titled ‘FZZT’, something strange is afoot when S.H.I.E.L.D. finds […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Crossing Over With ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Posted Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    In a few short days on November 8th, Alan Taylor’s ‘Thor: The Dark World’ will hit theaters to show the world the Asgardian Avenger’s latest adventure. But seeing as all of Marvel Studios’ productions take place in the same world, things are likely to affect other corners of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to Marvel.com, […]

  • ‘Harry Potter’ Star, Scarlett Byrne, Joins ‘Falling Skies’ Season Four As Regular

    Posted Monday, November 4th, 2013 08:07 pm GMT -4
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    Around this time of the year, ‘Harry Potter’ fans are usually mourning the ultimate sacrifice of Lily and James Potter, but there’s a reason for celebration for Potterheads who also like TNT’s alien invasion drama ‘Falling Skies’ as a former Hogwarts student will be making an appearance on the show’s fourth season as a new […]

  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Director Talks Too Much Exposition & Major Character Deaths

    Posted Monday, November 4th, 2013 07:11 pm GMT -4
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    Since he landed the job as director of ‘Thor: The Dark World’, Alan Taylor has always spoken candidly about things going on with the upcoming Phase Two Marvel movie. Recently, he continued to speak openly about his process with the Asgardian Avenger in a new interview where he discussed a number of topics, including the […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Director Claims Closer To Greenlight Than Ever

    Posted Monday, November 4th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    One week ago, Ryan Reynolds provided an update on the long-gestating ‘Deadpool’ movie that fans have been waiting for since the atrocity that was ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’. In a recent interview, the actor noted that the production has taken some tiny baby steps forward. Now, director Tim Miller goes even further by saying that the […]

  • Kevin Feige Talks About Marvel Studio’s Future Projects

    Posted Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    With ‘Thor: The Dark World’ premiering so soon, the cast and crew of the film are out and about doing press in order to promote it. In addition to star like Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Tom Hiddleston, Marvel Studios’ President of Production Kevin Feige is also taking part in press junket. In this rare […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #22

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 10:30 pm GMT -4
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    When we last saw the Avengers in their last ‘Infinity’ tie-in, things were looking extremely bleak in their war with the Builders. However, it was Thor to the rescue as Captain America sent in the Asgardian to “negotiate” with the captors of the Kree home world, Hala. With that battle proving to the galaxy that […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #20

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    At this year’s New York Comic Con, ‘Superior Spider-Man’ writer Dan Slott teased that issues number twenty and twenty-one would be the start of some pretty big things happening in Peter Parker’s world. Well, now we can finally see what all the hubbub is about as #20 of one of the most controversial titles of […]

  • Sigourney Weaver Joins ‘Chappie’

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Very few actresses are a bigger staple in sci-fi movies than Sigourney Weaver. Aside from being known for her roles in the ‘Aliens’ and ‘Avatar’ franchises, she’s appeared in ‘Ghostbusters II’, ‘Galaxy Quest’, and ‘Wall-E’. The former Ellen Ripley has even lent her voice to an episode of ‘Futurama’. And now, it looks like she’s […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Infinity’ #5

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    We haven’t been contributing to the ‘Infinity’ discussion in a while, but we jumped back in the game with ‘Avengers’ #21. Since the last time we reviewed an issue of the main series of Jonathan Hickman’s insanely epic event, the Avengers and their allies were facing what looked like was an unwinnable war. But the […]

  • Disney Denies ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Delay

    Posted Friday, November 1st, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Based on a number of reports about the behind the scenes activities for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, there seems to be a disturbance in the force. Earlier this month, screenwriter Michael Arndt exited the project in favor of director J.J. Abrams and ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ writer Lawrence Kasdan taking over scripting duties. While this […]

  • Christopher Eccleston Discusses The Complexity Of Malekith In ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Posted Friday, November 1st, 2013 01:43 pm GMT -4
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    Thor has had to deal with a number of formidable foes in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but none are as threatening as Malektih the Accursed, leader of the Dark Elves. The Asgardian Avenger will have to go toe to toe with the villain played by Christopher Eccleston in the upcoming ‘Thor: The Dark World’, but […]

  • MGM Rebooting ‘The Addams Family’ As Animated Feature

    Posted Friday, November 1st, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, and they’re coming back to the big screen! That crazy Addams Family is preparing for a comeback as MGM is reportedly planning on another reboot of the classic 1960s TV show based on the 1930 single-panel comics by Charles Addams. After the original series only lasted for […]