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: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Latest International ‘Maleficent’ Trailer Features New Footage

    Posted Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    Back in 2012, Angelina Jolie signed on to play arguably the most evil Disney villain ever conceived in the ‘Wicked’-esque origin story ‘Maleficent’. Later that year, we saw that the actress was perfect as the Mistress of All Evil from Walt’s 1959 adaptation of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ when the first photo from the production was released. […]

  • Marvel Announces ‘Spider-Verse’ In Dan Slott’s ‘Amazing Spider-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in January, it was announced that after ‘Superior Spider-Man’ wraps up with issue thirty-one, the real Peter Parker would be returning to the Marvel Universe in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #1 this spring as part of the All-New Marvel NOW event. Now, with that book’s release just around the corner, Spidey writer Dan Slott and senior […]

  • HBO Releases More ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 Promos

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4

    In less than two weeks, the world returns to Westeros as the acclaimed HBO fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’ returns for its fourth season. Lately, we’ve been getting a ton of new clips, featurettes, and trailers to get us hyped for the April 6th premiere. We’ve even gotten news and rumors about the future of […]

  • Latest Details On The New ‘Doctor Who’ Comics Featuring The 10th & 11th Doctors

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    Earlier this month, we got our first look at the covers by Alice X. Zhang for the brand new ‘Doctor Who’ comics from BBC Worldwide and Titan Comics starring the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors famously portrayed by David Tennant and Matt Smith. Now we have actual story details for the first arcs of each series […]

  • Tom Cruise Thrown For A (Time) Loop In New ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 03:42 am GMT -4

    Back in 2011, Tom Cruise signed on for a sci-fi action movie called ‘We Are Mortals’, which is an adaptation of Hiroshi Sakurazaka’s manga, ‘All You Need is Kill’. Later, the film changed it’s name to match the source material, but it went through one final change to ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ before promotional campaigns really […]

  • Black Widow’s Past Catches Up To Her In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Monday, March 24th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4

    When Scarlet Johansson debuted in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the Black Widow in ‘Iron Man 2’, she became an instant fan favorite. Since then, she shined in ‘The Avengers’, but as Phase Two continues, the character will definitely have an expanded role in Marvel’s films. In two weeks, she stands by Steve Rogers’ side […]

  • New Look At Karen Gillan As Nebula In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Monday, March 24th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Life after the TARDIS isn’t looking too shabby for former ‘Doctor Who’ companion Karen Gillan. Not only has she landed the lead role in ABC’s modern take on ‘My Fair Lady’ called ‘Selfie’, but her new horror film ‘Occulus’ from ‘Paranormal Activity’ and ‘Insidious’ producers Blumhouse Productions and WWE Studios made its United States debut […]

  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead’ – “Us”

    Posted Monday, March 24th, 2014 05:04 pm GMT -4

    After an incredibly emotional episode last week that left the audience fairly polarized on the moral and ethical decisions made regarding the fate of Lizzie Samuels, ‘The Walking Dead’ returned with a considerably lighter episode. Of course, the popular AMC zombie drama was not without it’s usual amount of walker kills, group tension, and plot […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers World’ #4

    Posted Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4

    The Avengers have a lot going on now that Earth has been declared an Avengers World. That’s why Earth’s Mightiest Heroes are spread out all across the planet dealing with threats that no singular hero can handle alone. In the last issue of ‘Avengers World’, Shang-Chi, Falcon, Wolverine, and Black Widow were tasked with restoring […]

  • First Full Trailer For ‘Orphan Black’ Season 2

    Posted Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 07:30 pm GMT -4

    One of the biggest upsets of this year’s award season was that Tatiana Maslany didn’t receive an Emmy nomination for her role in BBC America’s ‘Orphan Black’. In the series, the actress plays half a dozen different characters that all have their own distinct personalities despite being clones of each other. Considering that she practically […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Serenity: Leaves on the Wind’ #3

    Posted Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Things are looking bleak in ‘Serenity: Leaves on the Wind’ right now. With Zoe in Alliance custody, bounty hunter Jubal Early tracking down Serenity, and the crew running on fumes from lack of supplies, Captain Malcolm Reynolds is left in a tough spot and has to make some incredibly out of the box decisions. But […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man Annual #2’

    Posted Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    There is so much going on in the world of ‘Superior Spider-Man’ right now. With the ‘Goblin Nation’ storyline reaching it’s climax, the days of Otto Octavius as Spider-Man are coming to an end. But before the return of the proper Peter Parker in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ next month, there are still so many stories to […]

  • New Images & Poster From Gareth Edwards’ ‘Godzilla’

    Posted Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen are the talk of the town right now thanks to the concept art from ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ that was released earlier this week. However, before they join Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in 2015, they’ll be taking on one of the most iconic monsters in movie history in Gareth Edwards’ […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Divergent’

    Posted Friday, March 21st, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4

    While Summit Pictures releases a number of movies each year in various genres, the company is becoming known for their adaptations of young adult novels. By far, their most popular book to big screen franchise is ‘Twilight’, but they’re also responsible for ‘Warm Bodies’, ‘The Perks of Being A Wallflower’, and ‘Ender’s Game’. Now, they […]

  • ‘Captain America 3’ Writers Tease “1950s Psychotic Cap”

    Posted Friday, March 21st, 2014 05:55 pm GMT -4

    Steve Rogers has been in the news quite a bit lately. Not only his next big screen adventure ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘ approaching very quickly, but there’s already talk about ‘Captain America 3‘. After the news leaked that the Russos were being lined up to return for another chapter of Cap’s story, we learned that […]