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

  • Stephen Lang Returning For Next Three ‘Avatar’ Films

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The ball has really been rolling on all things ‘Avatar’ lately. Last week, the world got it’s first look at the film’s Disney World expansion to their Animal Kingdom park, but big things have been happening on the sequel side of things as well. About two months ago,...
  • Ben Kingsley Filmed A Top Secret Marvel Project

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 04:13 pm GMT -4 by
    The Mandarin’s portrayal in ‘Iron Man 3’ was one of the most controversial reveals of the year. It was quite the departure from the original version of the character in the original comics, but this definitely showed audiences that Marvel’s movies are meant to be their...
  • NYCC 2013: John Barrowman Panel Highlights

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 03:09 pm GMT -4 by
    No matter what convention it is, whenever John Barrowman is in attendance, there’s sure to be a party at his panel. Last weekend, the ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Torchwood’, and ‘Arrow’ star took the stage at this year’s New York Comic Con to deliver some of the most memorable...
  • NYCC 2013: Exclusive Interview With Shaun Simon & Becky Cloonan of ‘The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys’

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Unfortunately, at this year’s New York Comic Con, we had very little time to walk the show floor to see what it had to offer. However, when we did find some time to visit the main concourse, we were able to chat with a few very cool people at the Dark Horse Comics booth about...
  • NYCC 2013: Exclusive Interview With The Cast of ‘Comic Book Men’

    Posted Monday, October 21st, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Around this time of year, I tend to remember my very first assignment for ScienceFiction.com. It was a recap of a promotional event for the first season of ‘Comic Book Men’ on AMC. Since that very first article, I’ve kept running into the guys from Jay & Silent Bob’s...
  • NYCC 2013: ‘Batman: The Brave And The Bold’ Red Carpet Recap

    Posted Monday, October 21st, 2013 01:33 pm GMT -4 by
     While attending this year’s New York Comic Con, we were able to attend a number of different events throughout that weekend. From panels to exclusive interviews, ScienceFiction.com was all over the convention center. But one night, we left the confines of the Javits...
  • NYCC 2013: Mulder And Scully Reunite At ‘X-Files’ Panel

    Posted Monday, October 21st, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    At last year’s New York Comic Con, the convention celebrated the 10-year anniversary of Joss Whedon’s short-lived fan-favorite show ‘Firefly’ by bringing together some of the key cast members for a delightful panel. This year, the convention paid tribute to yet another...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Contains TWO Post-Credits Scenes

    Posted Saturday, October 19th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When ‘Iron Man 3’ hit theaters earlier this year, some fans were ecstatic to see the reunion of the Science Bros. onscreen. However, some weren’t as happy as they could have been with Marvel Studios’ trademark post-credits scene that accompanied Tony Stark’s latest...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Hawkeye’ #13

    Posted Saturday, October 19th, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s been quite some time since we’ve last visited with Clint Barton in the pages of Matt Fraction’s ‘Hawkeye’. In the last four issues, the spotlight was shined on Kate Bishop, Barney Barton, and Lucky AKA Pizza Dog. But now after a short hiatus over the summer, we’re...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #21

    Posted Saturday, October 19th, 2013 10:30 am GMT -4 by
    It’s been a while since we’ve talked about what’s going on in ‘Infinity’, but that doesn’t mean that we here at ScienceFiction.com aren’t loving Jonathan Hickman’s incredible crossover event. For instance, that super heroic moment with Thor saving Hala from that...
  • NYCC 2013: Exclusive Interview with Kieron Gillen

    Posted Friday, October 18th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When Marvel announced their new Marvel NOW initiative last year, one of the most anticipated titles was ‘Young Avengers’ from indie darlings Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. The two set out to bring one of the most popular young teams on the House of Ideas’ roster into...
  • Anthony Daniels Reveals C-3PO’s Involvement In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’?

    Posted Thursday, October 17th, 2013 08:09 pm GMT -4 by
    Since the announcement of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, many actors and actresses have been rumored to return. From original cast members like Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford to franchise newcomers like Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan, and Daniel Day-Lewis,...
  • NYCC 2013: Exclusive Interview With Kelly Sue DeConnick

    Posted Thursday, October 17th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    At this year’s New York Comic Con, so many amazingly talented individuals from the world of comics appeared on panels and interacted with fans throughout the weekend. One comic book writer whose presence was really felt among the masses was Kelly Sue DeConnick, the creative...
  • NYCC 2013: ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ Panel Reveals Show’s Villains & Vehicles

    Posted Thursday, October 17th, 2013 01:12 pm GMT -4 by
    After the incredibly disappointing teaser trailer for ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ hit the web about a week ago, fans were worried that they’d have to wait until next year to get any real news from Lucasfilm’s new animated series. However, at this year’s New York Comic Con,...
  • NYCC 2013: ‘Women of Marvel’ Panel Spotlights Captain Marvel, She-Hulk, Loki, & More

    Posted Thursday, October 17th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    As each year passes, the increasingly popular “Women of Marvel” panel gets bigger and bigger. At this year’s New York Comic Con, it occupied one of the biggest halls that the convention center had to offer and boasted a full house to see the likes of Kelly Sue DeConnick,...