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

  • Two Trailers For Upcoming Titan ‘Doctor Who’ Comics

    Posted Friday, May 23rd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    At the beginning of the year, Titan Comics announced that they had formed a new partnership with BBC Worldwide to produce some brand new comic book series following the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors from the seminal sci-fi staple starring everyone’s favorite Time Lord. Since Peter Capaldi’s regeneration has yet to be seen, details on […]

  • First Trailer For Disney & Marvel’s ‘Big Hero 6’

    Posted Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 10:00 pm GMT -4
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    After teasing us for a while with new stills, a super cool comic book-esque poster, and a couple short sneak peek videos, the first trailer for ‘Big Hero 6’ has finally arrived. From the studio that brought us recent fan favorite films as ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ and ‘Frozen’, this film marks the very first animated Marvel […]

  • Gareth Edwards & Gary Whitta Board First ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff

    Posted Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    The force is strong with ‘Star Wars’ news this month. Not only have things been slowly coming out about J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, but some new developments concerning the spinoffs have surfaced as well. Earlier this month, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that there are at least three origin stories in the works […]

  • Chris Claremont Shares Thoughts On X-Men & Spider-Man Movies

    Posted Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    When it comes to Marvel superheroes, many fans around the world immediately think of Stan Lee when conversations about creators come up. However, in terms of the X-Men, one man that might be just as influential in that team’s history, if not moreso, is Chris Claremont. The comic book legend wrote the seminal arcs ‘Days […]

  • New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ International Trailer Released

    Posted Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, the highly anticipated second trailer for James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ premiered after a lively Facebook Q&A session with the director and stars Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista, Karen Gillan, and Vin Diesel. The latest look at the upcoming Phase Two film featured the first time we heard Diesel’s Groot speak his […]

  • Andrew Garfield Reportedly Signs New ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Contract

    Posted Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ is swinging through theaters right now and has fans thoroughly divided on whether it was good or not. But regardless of your thoughts on the latest installment of the web-slinging series, the Sony Spidey machine is trudging away with more films and spinoffs in the future. However, it was rumored that […]

  • Exclusive Interview: ‘E.T.X.R.’ & ‘The 100’ Star Lindsey Morgan

    Posted Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    If you ever attend an EDM festival, you might find some things that you’d expect to see in outer space. Even the music might resemble something similar to an extra terrestrial transmission. Well, Fox Digital Studio and director Trevor Sands took that idea a step further and created ‘E.T.X.R.’, a new sci-fi thriller set in […]

  • New ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Featurettes For Bishop, Colossus, & Iceman

    Posted Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Over the past few weeks, a series of featurettes called ‘Power Pieces’ have been released to promote ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. These videos have introduced us (or in most cases, reintroduced us) to the plethora of characters appearing in the Fox’s upcoming Marvel mutant movie. So far, we’ve seen the likes of Storm, Magneto, […]

  • First Photos & Kind Words From ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Set

    Posted Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 02:41 pm GMT -4
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    About six months ago when pre-production began, J.J. Abrams tweeted out the very first photo from ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’. That picture featured the director with Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, a few workers, and the familiar blue and white droid known as R2-D2. Now, the project is in full production mode after the cast was […]

  • Alfonso Cuaron In Talks For ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’

    Posted Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Last week, it was announced that the upcoming ‘Harry Potter’ spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ would be released on November 18, 2016. In that article, I mentioned that with a date locked, an announcement concerning a director shouldn’t be too far behind. Well, now we have our first potential helmer for the […]

  • New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer Features First “I Am Groot”

    Posted Monday, May 19th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in February, Marvel Studios , after a few teasers, premiered the first trailer for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’. Last week, along with a new poster for James Gunn’s upcoming Phase Two film, teasers began to emerge once again for a second trailer, including the first time we hear Bradley Cooper […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #29

    Posted Sunday, May 18th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Under the direction of Jonathan Hickman, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes have had their hands full protecting their Avengers World. But lately, the writer’s two titles ‘Avengers’ and ‘New Avengers’ have started to collide more and more as another set of Avengers from another world have recently popped up thanks to AIM’s experiments. Now, as part of […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers Undercover’ #4

    Posted Sunday, May 18th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    The former Murder World inhabitants are on the run as the cast of ‘Avengers Undercover’ has just done the unthinkable. After Bloodstone transported Chase, Nico, Deathlocket, Hazmat, Cammi, and Anachronism to a formal soiree thrown by Arcade, they track down their former captor in Massacrer Casino and straight up eviscerate him. Now, S.H.I.E.L.D. is on […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Deadly Hands of Kung Fu’ #1

    Posted Saturday, May 17th, 2014 09:14 pm GMT -4
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    Back in the 70s, martial arts were all the rage. Bruce Lee was dominating at the box office and elements of kung fu were found in all aspects of entertainment including television and music. To capitalize on the popularity, Marvel Comics introduced such characters as Shang Chi, Iron Fist, White Tiger, and Misty Knight and […]

  • First Trailer For M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Wayward Pines’

    Posted Saturday, May 17th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in January 2013, we learned that M. Night Shyamalan would be entering the event series game with ‘Wayward Pines’ for Fox. The filmmaker is the executive producer of the ‘Twin Peaks’-esque show based on the best-selling novel by Blake Crouch and not too much info beyond that has surfaced since it entered into production. […]