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

  • Former TNA Impact Stars Appearing On AMC’s ‘Comic Book Men’

    Posted Saturday, February 21st, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Professional wrestling has always had a connection to the world of comic books. After all, men and women wearing spandex and engaging in the eternal battle between good and evil sounds like something straight out of the Marvel Universe. But these days, it seems like wrestlers are getting more and more involved in actual comics […]

  • Titan Comics Announces ‘Doctor Who’ Comic Crossover With Three Doctors

    Posted Saturday, February 21st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    A little over a year ago, Titan Comics announced that they would be teaming up with BBC Worldwide to produce brand new comics based on the Tenth, Eleventh, and Twelfth Doctors from the acclaimed British sci-fi staple, ‘Doctor Who.’ Since then, all three series have delivered some really great stories, but now they’ll all intersect […]

  • Is Robbie Amell’s Firestorm Heading to ‘Arrow’?

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    After spending some time trying to protect the newest hot commodity of Central City, this week’s episode of ‘The Flash’ ended with Ronnie Raymond and Dr. Martin Stein becoming Firestorm and epically flying off to find someone to help control their powers. The intended destination is Pittsburgh, but is it possible that the flaming fighter […]

  • Jay Hernandez Joins David Ayers’ ‘Suicide Squad’

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    After officially announcing the roster back in December, ‘Suicide Squad’ looked like it would be no joke. Director David Ayers had assembled a venerable collection of Hollywood superstars for Warner Bros. and DC Comics’ supervillain team up film including Will Smith, Jai Courtney, Cara Delevingne, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie, and Jared Leto. Although Hardy has […]

  • Everyone Loses Their Mind In Latest ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Trailer

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 02:16 pm GMT -4
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    Since the first trailer debuted at last year’s San Diego Comic Con, ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ has been making the post-apocalyptic world look cool. Thanks to various images and magazine covers, we can see that George Miller’s return to the world of the Road Warrior looks rugged, gritty, and gorgeous all at the same time. […]

  • Will We See A ‘Big Hero 6’ Sequel Any Time Soon?

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 12:29 pm GMT -4
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    ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ wasn’t the only obscure Marvel Comics superhero team to unexpectedly win over the movie-going public last year. Walt Disney Animation surprised the world with ‘Big Hero 6,’ which has raked in over $500 million in the box office and became the company’s third highest grossing animated movie ever behind ‘Frozen’ and ‘The Lion […]

  • Mark Ruffalo Discusses Hulk’s Struggle In ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Friday, February 20th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Based on what we’ve seen from ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ so far, it seems like Earth’s Mightiest Heroes may find themselves at odds with the incredible Hulk. I mean, that Hulkbuster armor is everywhere for a reason, right? The latest actor to step into the role weighs in on the internal battle going on inside […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agent Carter: Snafu’

    Posted Thursday, February 19th, 2015 07:30 pm GMT -4
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    The days are numbered for the first season of ‘Agent Carter’. With ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returning on March 1st, there’s only one episode left for Peggy Carter, Edwin Jarvis, Howard Stark, and the S.S.R. to take down Dottie Underwood, Dr. Ivchenko, and Leviathan. But before we get to the season finale, business certainly picks up […]

  • Disney XD’s Animated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Series Announces Its First Cast Members

    Posted Wednesday, February 18th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    After James Gunn’s surprise hit last summer, there was some speculation that ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ would be receiving the animated treatment. At New York Comic Con, it was confirmed that Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot would be heading to Disney XD to star in their very own show and now it looks like […]

  • Watch Tensions Get High In ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ Deleted Scenes

    Posted Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this month, there was some talk from Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer that indicated that ‘The Hunger Games’ could live on after the fourth and final film of the series is released later this year. However, before we go into prequels, sequels, or even the grand finale of Katniss Everdeen’s story, ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay […]

  • Drea De Matteo May Connect ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ To ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4
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    We’ve seen our fair share of talented individuals make appearances in the Marvel Cinematic Universe over the years, but now that we get a weekly dose of the House of Ideas thanks to the shows on ABC, the floodgates have been opened to include even more additions to the ever-expanding world of Captain America, Iron […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 Will Kill Characters Alive In The Books

    Posted Monday, February 16th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    We live in an age where our favorite characters are not safe. There are tons of shows out there right now where anyone could go at any minute. This especially applies to ‘Game of Thrones,‘ which has become synonymous with main characters dying. Of course, that trend won’t stop as the acclaimed HBO series returns later […]

  • Target ‘All-New Hawkeye’ #1 With First Look At New Series

    Posted Friday, February 13th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    After the heart-breaking end of issue twenty-one, we only have one more issue of Matt Fraction, David Aja, Annie Wu, and Matt Hollingsworth’s incredibly acclaimed ‘Hawkeye’ starring Clint Barton and Kate Bishop. Since debuting in 2012, the award-winning comic featuring the Avenging Archers has become a favorite of fans and critics alike, but when issue twenty-two hits […]

  • Will Lando Calrissian Appear After ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’?

    Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since his first appearance in the original trilogy, Billy Dee Williams has been a mainstay of the ‘Star Wars’ community. Known for his role as Lando Calrissian, the veteran actor has appeared at many conventions and Star Wars Weekends over the years to meet legions of fans. He even voiced the character in ‘The Lego […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agent Carter: A Sin To Err’

    Posted Thursday, February 12th, 2015 06:30 pm GMT -4
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    No matter what ‘Agent Carter’ gave us this week, it would be hard to top last week’s episode featuring the Howling Commandos. However, the limited series did its best to fill the void left by Dum Dum Dugan with way more Leviathan action than we’ve gotten so far. In the latest adventure from the early […]