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

  • JK Rowling Responds To ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Casting Being Predominantly White

    Posted Tuesday, September 1st, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    It should go without saying these days that representation matters, but the fact is that someone needs to say it as loud and as often as possible because diversity in mainstream media still isn’t where it should be. Even something as beloved as the Harry Potter movie franchise doesn’t properly represent the world we live […]

  • George R.R. Martin Reveals A ‘Game Of Thrones’ Character Still Alive… In The Books

    Posted Monday, August 31st, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    For fans of ‘Game of Thrones,’ death has become a regular part of their viewing experience. It’s no longer a matter of who is going to die. At this point it’s when they will die. Although even when someone’s favorite character dies, people come up with some wild theories to justify some way that the […]

  • Could Stephen Amell Appear In A WWE Ring Again Soon?

    Posted Monday, August 31st, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Throughout the summer, the WWE Universe got a taste of the DC Universe as worlds collided when ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell engaged in a feud with WWE Superstar Stardust. This culminated in a match at WWE Summerslam in Brooklyn that saw the in ring debut of the actor as he teamed with Neville against the […]

  • Guillermo Del Toro Discusses A Possible ‘Godzilla’/’Pacific Rim’ Crossover

    Posted Monday, August 31st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    When Guillermo Del Toro created ‘Pacific Rim’, he was paying tribute to the classic Japanese Kaiju films and television shows of the 50s, 60s, and beyond. From Ultraman to Rodan to Mothra, these mythical monsters terrorized the world and movie-going audiences ate it up every time. But as the genre starts to get reinvigorated in […]

  • Fan Favorite ‘Game of Thrones’ Character Is Definitely Dead

    Posted Friday, August 28th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    There’s a pretty good chance that ‘Game of Thrones’ fans are still in shock over the death of Jon Snow at the end of season five. From the minute that credits rolled on that episode, fan theories were already being formulated to explain how the Lord Commander of the Night’s Watch survived multiple stab wounds […]

  • Jeremy Renner Shares New Hawkeye Costume From ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Friday, August 28th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    After the events of ‘Ant-Man,’ it’s pretty clear that Scott Lang is tight with Sam Wilson AKA The Falcon despite their little scuffle at the New Avengers headquarters. However, the size-shifting superhero is in line to make even more friends when he pops out of the Quantum Realm and into ‘Captain America: Civil War’. One of […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Targets Record Box Office With IMAX Takeover

    Posted Friday, August 28th, 2015 04:15 pm GMT -4

    George Bluth used to say that there’s always money in the banana stand, but these days it seems like there’s always money in massive movie franchises with multi-generational appeal. We saw it earlier this summer with ‘Jurassic World,’ which set a record by scoring a $524.4 million global opening and $1 billion in just 13 days. […]

  • Marvel Studios Releases Falcon Battle From ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Thursday, August 27th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Normally when I’m tasked with writing about scenes like this from Marvel movies that have been released, I’d start by saying *SPOILER ALERT*. However thanks to the promotional campaign for ‘Ant-Man’ earlier this summer, the House of Ideas already spilled the beans on Anthony Mackie’s cameo as the Falcon in a TV spot for Peyton […]

  • Rumored ‘Luke Cage’ Synopsis Reveals Potential Villain And Love Interest

    Posted Thursday, August 27th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    Though we’ll be meeting him first alongside Krysten Ritter in ‘Jessica Jones’ later this year, Mike Colter’s Luke Cage will go on to star in his own Netflix series. While we haven’t gotten too much official word on the upcoming show, a few details have emerged as Cheo Hodari Coker joined as the showrunner and […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3 Synopsis Reveals New Cast Additions

    Posted Wednesday, August 26th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -4

    The Season Two finale of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ teased a number of changes coming to the first TV series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Not only will we finally see Agent Skye finally step up into her Daisy Johnson/Quake persona that we’ve come to know in the comics, but a number of new allies […]

  • ‘Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’ Writer Gets Stuck In Hole With Hilarious Results

    Posted Sunday, August 23rd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    Some of our favorite comic book heroes have had to make some daring escapes in their day. Captain America dodged the Nazis in World War II, Iron Man has ducked A.I.M. on numerous occasions, and Thor has gotten out of scuffles in all ten realms. But the latest person to get out of a tight […]

  • Will Some Fan Favorite Characters Return To ‘The Walking Dead’?

    Posted Friday, August 21st, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    On a show like ‘The Walking Dead,’ it isn’t easy to bring back characters after they leave the show. Though we’ve seen it with Lennie James’ character Morgan Jones from Season One, it’s a little bit harder to revisit the likes of Beth, Lizzie, Andrea, or Hershel because *SPOILER ALERT* they’re all dead. However, new […]

  • Marvel And Netflix Add Alfre Woodard To ‘Luke Cage’

    Posted Friday, August 21st, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    As Marvel Studios prepares for the release of ‘Jessica Jones’ later this year, things seems to be moving right along on ‘Luke Cage.’ After making his first Marvel Cinematic Universe appearance alongside Krysten Ritter in the House of Ideas’ second Netflix series, Mike Colter will go on to star in his own show about a […]

  • Deleted ‘Fantastic Four’ Scene Featured More Clobberin Time

    Posted Friday, August 21st, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    At this point, practically the entire world knows how terrible Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ turned out. In fact, we even know how much better it would have been if the studio had just dished out the necessary budget to create Jeremy Slater’s original script for the film rather than watering it down an insane amount […]

  • Stephen Amell’s WWE Summerslam Opponents Talk Some Trash

    Posted Thursday, August 20th, 2015 07:15 pm GMT -4

    With the match being made official a little over a week ago, we’re getting closer and closer to Stephen Amell’s in-ring debut at WWE Summerslam in Brooklyn on Sunday. The actor will finally step into the squared circle along with former NXT Champion Neville as they face Stardust and King Barrett at the Barclays Center […]