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

  • Who Will Be The Four Horsemen In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’?

    Posted Monday, July 13th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    During 20th Century Fox’s Hall H panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, some major bombs were dropped. Arguably the biggest one was the ‘Deadpool’ trailer, but there was some juicy new information about Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ also. Prior to the panel, the director revealed the first look at Oscar Isaac as En Sabah Nur […]

  • SDCC 2015: The CW Releases First Trailer For ‘Vixen’

    Posted Monday, July 13th, 2015 06:30 pm GMT -5
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    Despite ‘Gotham’ airing on Fox and ‘Supergirl’ appearing on CBS later this year, The CW has really become the hub for live-action DC Entertainment on television. It all started with ‘Arrow’ in 2012, but it soon came to include spinoffs like ‘The Flash’ and the upcoming ‘Legends of Tomorrow’. Then back in January, the network […]

  • SDCC 2015: Stephen Amell Debuts New Costume At ‘Arrow’ Panel

    Posted Monday, July 13th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Regardless of what you may have thought about the last season of ‘Arrow’ on The CW, it’s hard not to get behind Oliver Queen. John Diggle, Laurel Lance, Thea Queen, and the rest of Team Arrow can attest to that. That’s why they have stuck around Starling City to keep the peace while he drives […]

  • SDCC 2015: Blade & Teenage Daughter Team Up For All-New All-Different Series

    Posted Monday, July 13th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Thanks to his appearances in Al Ewing’s ‘Mighty Avengers’ and Wesley Snipes’ recent talks with Marvel Studios regarding the character, Blade has been on the minds of some True Believers as of late. Over the years, the Daywalker has taken down a number of threats, supernatural or otherwise, throughout the Marvel Universe. But thanks to […]

  • SDCC 2015: ‘Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’ Joins All-New All-Different Marvel

    Posted Sunday, July 12th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in October 2014, Marvel Comics announced probably the most unexpected ongoing series in recent history when they unveiled Ryan North and Erica Henderson’s ‘Unbeatable Squirrel Girl’. Since then, it has become a surprise hit with a devoted following not unlike Kelly Sue DeConnick’s Captain Marvel, Kieron Gillen’s Young Avengers, or Matt Fraction’s Hawkeye. However, […]

  • SDCC 2015: Watch The ‘Batman V Superman’ & ‘Suicide Squad’ Panels

    Posted Sunday, July 12th, 2015 06:06 pm GMT -5
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    Saturday morning at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con certainly belonged to DC Comics. During the Warner Bros. panel in Hall H, they brought out the big guns with brand new trailers for ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and ‘Suicide Squad’ and the revelation of a Green Lantern Corps movie. And while those videos were released […]

  • SDCC 2015: ‘Powers’ Fans Will Be Surprised By Retro Girl’s Killer

    Posted Sunday, July 12th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    The final episode of ‘Powers’ left many fans in shock. For those new to the work of Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming, the fate of Retro Girl probably came as a huge shock to viewers of the Playstation Network’s first original show. Luckily, the series has been renewed for a second season scheduled […]

  • SDCC 2015: Bryan Singer Unveils First Look At Oscar Isaac In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Sunday, July 12th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5
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    While DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. dominated the superhero movie genre portion of the program on Saturday morning at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, 20th Century Fox took the cake with their Marvel mutant movies. After showing off trailers for ‘Maze Runner: Scorch Trials’, ‘Victor Frankenstein’, and ‘Fantastic Four’, the program switched over to the […]

  • SDCC 2015: First ‘Deadpool’ Trailer Leaks After 20th Century Fox Panel

    Posted Sunday, July 12th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5
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    While the ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’ trailer was all well and good, no trailer at San Diego Comic-Con so far this year was as well received as the one for ‘Deadpool’. In fact, fans loved that portion of 20th Century Fox’s panel so much that they immediately chanted to see it one more […]

  • SDCC 2015: Watch The ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Panel

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 11:50 pm GMT -5
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    If you ask anyone about the highlight of Friday at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, I think that you’ll have a hard time finding someone who doesn’t say the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens‘ panel. Despite not bringing any new footage from the film, director J.J. Abrams and company brought the house down with an excellent […]

  • Marvel & Netflix Release First Official ‘Jessica Jones’ Stills

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Marvel Television brought ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘Agent Carter’ to San Diego Comic-Con on Friday, but they seemed to have left their Netflix shows back in New York City. However, not to be outdone by their network TV counterparts, the heroes from the popular streaming service’s corner of the Marvel Cinematic Universe have surfaced online […]

  • SDCC 2015: Warner Bros. Teases Green Lantern Corps Movie

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Obviously, when it comes to DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. at San Diego Comic-Con, the main attractions are the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel thanks to next year’s ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ and the announcement for the next Batman feature film. However, during their panel on Saturday morning, the studio teased […]

  • SDCC 2015: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Reveals New Inhuman Villain For Season Three

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Normally when a convention has the pleasure of hosting the Marvel Cinematic Universe in a panel, it’s all anyone can talk about afterwards. However, the House of Ideas opted not to bring their film division to San Diego Comic-Con this year, but True Believers weren’t left with nothing. Marvel Television stepped up and brought ‘Agents of […]

  • SDCC 2015: Alan Tudyk’s ‘Con Man’ Web Series Debuts New Trailer

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Firefly’ probably isn’t coming back. Not any time soon anyway. But we’re at a place now where we can laugh about it, right? Well, the stars seem to think so because back in March, Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion announced that they were creating a new web series called ‘Con Man‘ about an actor known for […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Animated Series Poster & Release Date Revealed

    Posted Saturday, July 11th, 2015 06:00 am GMT -5
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    After the surprising success of last year’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ it’s no surprise that a sequel was factored into Marvel Studios’ Phase Three. However, True Believers wanting more of the sometimes-dysfunctional intergalactic team won’t have to wait until 2017 to get it. At least year’s New York Comic Con, Marvel Animation announced that they would […]