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

  • How Old Will Spider-Man Be In The Marvel Cinematic Universe?

    Posted Monday, September 21st, 2015 07:43 pm GMT -5

    It has been about three months since it was announced that Tom Holland would be appearing as the brand new Spider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe under the direction of ‘Cop Car’ filmmaker Tom Watts. And while we do know that the web-slinger will appear in next year’s ‘Captain America: Civil War’ prior to starring […]

  • TV Review: ‘Doctor Who: The Magician’s Apprentice’

    Posted Sunday, September 20th, 2015 02:02 am GMT -5

    Despite receiving some bad news earlier this week regarding the departure of a member of Team TARDIS, Whovians can rejoice because ‘Doctor Who’ is back again. And just as the show tends to do, the new season kicked off with a bang. But the episode titled ‘The Magician’s Apprentice’ did more than crackle and spark […]

  • Brad Bird Offers ‘Incredibles 2’ Update

    Posted Saturday, September 19th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5

    You know how some people consider ‘Galaxy Quest’ their favorite ‘Star Trek’ movie? Well, ‘The Incredibles’ should be everyone’s favorite ‘Fantastic Four’ movie. After all, there hasn’t been a theatrical outing for Marvel’s First Family yet that can even be considered okay. The most recent attempt by Josh Trank aside, Fox’s attempts at producing a […]

  • ‘Once Upon A Time’ Explores LGBT Relationship In Season 5

    Posted Saturday, September 19th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5

    Earlier this week, E! News broke the story that Jamie Chung would be returning to ‘Once Upon A Time’ on ABC to reprise her role as Mulan for a multi-episode arc spanning the first and second half of season five. When we last saw the mighty warrior, she ran off with Robin Hood and his Merry […]

  • Are The Inhumans Killing Off The X-Men In All-New All-Different Marvel’s ‘Extraordinary X-Men’?

    Posted Friday, September 18th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5

    To many True Believers, it seems like Marvel Comics is phasing out the Fantastic Four and the X-Men from their publishing line up due to the fact that they don’t own the movie rights to these characters right now and therefore cannot include them in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. There have been several instances that […]

  • Jenna Coleman Confirms ‘Doctor Who’ Departure Rumors

    Posted Friday, September 18th, 2015 05:03 pm GMT -5

    WARNING: Spoilers, Sweetie, are included!  After years of speculation and rumors that she would be leaving ‘Doctor Who’, Jenna Coleman has confirmed the recent reports that she has traveled with the Doctor for the last time. Earlier this week, we learned that the current companion Clara Oswald would wrap up her duties on the TARDIS […]

  • Will Emily Blunt Be The New Mary Poppins?

    Posted Friday, September 18th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5

    Earlier this week, you may have needed more than a spoonful of sugar to swallow the news that Walt Disney Pictures is developing a new ‘Mary Poppins’ movie with ‘Chicago’ and ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides’ filmmaker Rob Marshall. Though not many details were revealed about the not-sequel, we did learn that the […]

  • ‘Pacific Rim 2’ Has Been “Halted Indefinitely”

    Posted Thursday, September 17th, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5

    Bad news, ‘Pacific Rim’ fans. Just as the Jaegers were getting dusted off and their pilots were preparing for the drifting process once again, a problem bigger than the Breach has arisen. Despite a release date being set and director Guillermo Del Toro lining it up to be his next project, ‘Pacific Rim 2’ has […]

  • ‘Gambit’ Starring Channing Tatum Loses Director

    Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 08:45 pm GMT -5

    Sometimes you get dealt a pretty rough hand in the filmmaking business. For a certain X-Men spinoff, it seemed as if everyone was all in after a bluff, but it actually appears that someone had to fold. You see, after almost losing its star a few weeks back, 20th Century Fox’s ‘Gambit‘ has another problem on […]

  • Villains Spotlighted In First ‘Luke Cage’ Set Photos

    Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5

    With ‘Jessica Jones’ in the can and ready for a November release date, production has finally begun on Marvel and Netflix’s third original series, ‘Luke Cage’. Mike Colter will reprise his role as the titular hero that works to keep the streets of Harlem safe. And after a number of casting announcements have been revealed […]

  • Jenna Coleman Rumored To Be Leaving ‘Doctor Who’… Again

    Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 05:00 pm GMT -5

    As ‘Doctor Who’ geared up for their season eight premiere last year, rumors emerged stating that Jenna Coleman would be wrapping up her run as current TARDIS companion Clara Oswald. Those reports said that the annual Christmas special would mark the Impossible Girl’s final appearance on the long-running British sci-fi series. And now, as the […]

  • New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3 Premiere Stills

    Posted Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    Earlier this week, we got our first look at Skye… I mean, Agent Daisy Johnson’s new attire from the third season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ as she takes up the mantle of Quake and leads her own team of Secret Warriors. But new uniforms won’t be the only changes that we’ll see in the season premiere […]

  • Disney Developing New ‘Mary Poppins’ Film With Rob Marshall

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5

      For quite some time now, Walt Disney Pictures has been revisiting some of their most iconic films in a number of ways. Not only has the entire mythology been reimagined for ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’, but animated classics such as ‘Sleeping Beauty’, ‘Alice In Wonderland’, ‘Cinderella’, and ‘The Jungle Book’ have been adapted […]

  • Kate Mara Still Hasn’t Seen ‘Fantastic Four’

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -5

    A number of people involved in 20th Century Fox’s recent ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot have distanced themselves from the project. Director Josh Trank even took to Twitter ahead of the film’s release to say that it wasn’t up to par. But now a cast member finally opens up about the latest incarnation of Marvel’s First Family […]

  • Drew Goddard Talks Scrapped ‘Sinister Six’ Film & ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -5

    When he vacated the showrunner position of the now-acclaimed Marvel and Netflix series ‘Daredevil’, Drew Goddard was named the writer and director of Sony Pictures’ Spider-Man spinoff ‘The Sinister Six’. However, when Sony made a deal with Marvel Studios to jointly produce the next Spidey film and set it in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the […]