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

  • Mark Gatiss’ ‘Game Of Thrones’ Role Revealed

    Posted Tuesday, September 10th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this summer, we learned that BBC staple Mark Gatiss would be joining the cast of ‘Game of Thrones’ for the fourth season. The British writer/producer/actor known for his work on ‘Doctor Who’ and ‘Sherlock’ was one of many to make the trip to Westeros for...
  • ‘The Secret Service’ Finds Female Lead In Sophie Cookson

    Posted Monday, September 9th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When we last heard about Matthew Vaughn and Mark Millar’s ‘The Secret Service’, the project had just found it’s villain in Samuel L. Jackson. After casting newbie Taron Egerton as the lead along with Colin Firth, Michael Caine, and Mark Hamill over bigger young names...
  • New Photos From ‘Horns’ Featuring Daniel Radcliffe

    Posted Monday, September 9th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When it came time to move on from Hogwarts and live in a post-Potter world, no one was quicker to distance himself from that franchise than star Daniel Radcliffe. He’s done a number of projects since ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2’ that are vastly different...
  • Benedict Cumberbatch Addresses ‘Star Wars’ Rumors

    Posted Monday, September 9th, 2013 05:07 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, the rumor mill was busier than ever when it came to ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’. The internet was completely buzzing when the notion that ‘Sherlock’ star Benedict Cumberbatch would be rejoining director J.J. Abrams for his next movie in a galaxy far, far away....
  • Vin Diesel Talks Groot & Teases “Merging Of Brands” At Marvel In 2016

    Posted Monday, September 9th, 2013 12:03 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in June, Vin Diesel shared with his fans that he would be meeting with Marvel for an unknown reason. Later, we learned that he would be taking the role of Groot, the muscle/house plant of Star-Lord’s team in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. Now, the actor opens up about...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Star Wars’ #1

    Posted Sunday, September 8th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    About five months ago, Dark Horse announced that they would be releasing a comic book adaptation of George Lucas’ original screenplay for ‘Star Wars’ from 1974. However, back then, it was known as ‘The Star Wars’ and it featured some very different elements from the...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Joker’ #1/’Batman’ #23.1

    Posted Sunday, September 8th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    As the old saying goes, you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover. Usually that means that you should give something a chance before you dismiss it, but in this case, you literally shouldn’t judge the quality of a comic book by it’s really cool cover. This month, DC Comics...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Infinity’ #2

    Posted Sunday, September 8th, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s all coming together now. After insanely epic events of ‘Avengers’ #18 and ‘New Avengers’ #9, ‘Infinity’ has funneled back into the main title to widen our scope of exactly what Jonathan Hickman has going on in his massive crossover that’s making everyone...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #17

    Posted Sunday, September 8th, 2013 08:00 am GMT -4 by
    About four month ago, we learned that a character from Marvel’s past and Spider-Man’s future would be popping up once again. That’s right, the Spider-Man of the future, Miguel O’Hara, would be making a comeback to the pages of Marvel Comics and he would be coming face...
  • Dragon Con 2013: Cosplayers of Dragon Con

    Posted Saturday, September 7th, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    The world of cosplay is incredibly entertaining and endlessly fascinating. Fans at cons around the world turn out in droves to show off their amazing costumes recreating their favorite characters. But out of all the cons that I’ve been to since starting work here at ScienceFiction.com,...
  • ‘Poltergeist’ Remake Adds New Cast Members

    Posted Saturday, September 7th, 2013 10:30 am GMT -4 by
    Back in 2011, we started to hear rumblings of a remake of the classic 1982 horror film ‘Poltergeist’. At the time, producer Roy Lee announced his intentions of moving forward with the project and, a few months later, ‘Evil Dead’ team Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert signed on...
  • Exclusive Interview With Burn Gorman of ‘Torchwood’ & ‘Pacific Rim’

    Posted Friday, September 6th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the holiday weekend, Dragon Con brought a number of celebrities to Atlanta, Georgia to meet and greet with con attendees. Stars from movies and television shows like ‘Star Trek’, ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Once Upon A Time’, and much more graced the Walk of Fame and...
  • New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Promo Throws In Some New Footage

    Posted Friday, September 6th, 2013 02:02 pm GMT -4 by
    Ever since last year’s New York Comic-Con, we’ve been hearing about the first live action Marvel television show to be set within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Now, we’re a few weeks from finally laying eyes on ABC’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. And since the premiere...
  • Character Descriptions From ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Posted Friday, September 6th, 2013 01:03 pm GMT -4 by
     Earlier this week, we got some new details about ‘Thor: The Dark World’ from the productions notes for the movie. Now, a number of character descriptions have surfaced online to tell those of us who are not familiar with the various main and supporting cast members...
  • Alan Taylor In Talks To Direct Next ‘Terminator’ Movie

    Posted Thursday, September 5th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this summer, we learned that ‘Terminator 5’ would actually act as sort of a reboot to the futuristic franchise started by James Cameron. When the official press release went out to announce this news, there was no word about the involvement of series star Arnold...