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

  • Watch Behind The Scenes Footage From ‘Ant-Man’ & ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    While no new episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ aired this week, we did get an awesome primetime special in it’s place titled ‘Marvel: 75 Years From Pulp To Pop’, which chronicled the long and storied history of the House of Ideas. During this special, we got an exclusive look at the upcoming ABC series ‘Agent […]

  • Gwen Stacy Supposedly Returning In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Despite ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ underperforming at the box office and underwhelming fans, Sony Pictures is still attempting to replicate Marvel Studios’ success by expanding their cinematic Spider-Verse with films like ‘The Sinister Six’ and ‘Venom’. There’s even talk of a team up film featuring some of Spidey’s most fearsome femme fatales. But one lady […]

  • ‘Captain Marvel’ Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick Had No Idea A Movie Was Coming

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Last week, Marvel Studios surprised the world by unveiling their line up for Phase Three. It was shocker after shocker as studio president Kevin Feige revealed what the next few years in the Marvel Cinematic Universe would look like. And much to the delight of True Believers around the world, they even announced the first […]

  • Latest Marvel Comics Teasers Go From Cute To Chaotic

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Since New York Comic Con where they announced ‘Secret Wars’, Marvel Comics has been rolling out a series of teasers featuring some of the most iconic comic book storylines that the company has ever produced. ‘Civil War’, ‘Planet Hulk’, ‘Armor Wars’, ‘House of M’, and ‘Age of Apocalypse’ are just a few of the events […]

  • Rob Liefeld Says Cable Is Coming To ‘X-Men’ Movies

    Posted Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Since 2009, X-Men fans have been demanding a proper film treatment for Deadpool. Now after spending years in developmental limbo, it was confirmed in September that 20th Century Fox would finally be giving us the Merc with a Mouth movie that we’ve all wanted. Directed by Tim Miller from a script by ‘Zombieland’ writers Rhett […]

  • Agent Peggy Carter Appearing In ‘Ant-Man’ & ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ (Again)

    Posted Monday, November 3rd, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    In the time between ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, Agent Peggy Carter has been quite busy. We caught up with her post-Steve Rogers life when we saw her star in a Marvel One-Shot and guest star on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. Then soon she’ll be featured in her very own […]

  • Movie Review: ‘It Follows’

    Posted Monday, November 3rd, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    When it came to the Graveyard Shift at this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival, no film gained more acclaim from the audience than David Robert Mitchell’s ‘It Follows.’ Critics and film fans alike exclaimed that the movie was one of the best horror movies that they’ve seen in a while. However, when I finally got around […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Creep’

    Posted Friday, October 31st, 2014 06:08 pm GMT -5
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    This time of year, it’s not out of the ordinary to see found footage horror movies from genre heavyweight Jason Blum and his Blumhouse Productions. But at this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival, the producer known for such films as ‘Paranormal Activity,’ ‘Sinister,’ ‘The Purge.’ and ‘Insidious’ brought in a very interesting bedfellow for his latest […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Horns’

    Posted Friday, October 31st, 2014 01:34 pm GMT -5
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    If there’s one thing that I learned from Jake and Elwood Blues (and probably all those years of Catholic school), it’s that the Lord works in mysterious ways. When you ask for help, he’ll provide it somehow, even if it’s not in the way that you initially thought. ‘Harry Potter’ star Daniel Radcliffe learns this […]

  • Christopher Nolan Probably Won’t Be Involved In Future DC Movies

    Posted Friday, October 31st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    While all the hype surrounding superhero movies lately has been because Marvel Studios recently announced their epic plans for the next five years which include ‘Captain Marvel,’ ‘Black Panther,’ ‘Captain America: Civil War,’ and ‘Avengers: Infinity War,’ don’t forget that DC Entertainment has some huge projects in the pipeline to shape their own cinematic universe such as ‘Suicide Squad,‘ ‘Shazam.’ ‘Cyborg,’ […]

  • Marvel Comics Teases More Big Event Returns In 2015

    Posted Friday, October 31st, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    True Believers have been celebrating some massive Marvel movie news this week since Kevin Feige announced the studios plans for Phase Three, but let’s not forget about where the heroes of these movies came from. The publishing side of the House of Ideas has been teasing the return of some of their most epic crossover […]

  • Panem Burns In Final Trailer For ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I’

    Posted Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    In 2004, legendary punk band Bad Religion declared that the City of Angels was in ruins with their song ‘Los Angeles Is Burning’. But now in 2014, it’s Panem and President Snow that will be burning when the penultimate chapter of ‘The Hunger Games’ film franchise is released in theaters everywhere. With a little less […]

  • ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Announcement Trailer Surfaces Online

    Posted Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    During yesterday’s massive Marvel event at the El Capitan Theater in Los Angeles, Kevin Feige and a few special guests revealed the studios’ line-up of Phase Three films, including ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Black Panther’, ‘Captain America: Civil War’, and more. But when the conversation moved towards Earth’s Mightiest Heroes and their next big adventure after ‘The […]

  • Kevin Feige Explains How ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Will Work

    Posted Wednesday, October 29th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    During Marvel Studios’ epic event yesterday at Los Angeles’ El Capitan Theater, studio president Kevin Feige announced the company’s current line-up of upcoming films, including several new franchises such as ‘Captain Marvel’, ‘Inhumans’, and ‘Black Panther’. But after many monumental revelations, the festivities ended by discussing the movie that begins Phase Three, which features a […]

  • ‘Black Panther’ Finds Its King In Chadwick Boseman

    Posted Tuesday, October 28th, 2014 05:02 pm GMT -5
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    During Marvel Studios’ special event this morning, many thought that we’d be getting confirmation that Benedict Cumberbatch would be starring as the Sorcerer Supreme in ‘Doctor Strange’ since this announcement was something that has been teased since San Diego Comic Con 2014. Instead, we got the whole line-up of Phase Three and learned who would […]