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

  • ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Producer Avi Arad Unconcerned About Whitewashing Controversy

    Posted Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this week, we saw the release of the first trailer for Rupert Sanders’ ‘Ghost in the Shell.’ By all accounts, the preview looks pretty amazing. The visuals are unlike anything else out there right now and the overall tone conveyed in the trailer is enough to get people excited for the movie. However, many fans […]

  • There’s Something There In First ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, November 15th, 2016 08:32 pm GMT -5
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    When Disney began making live-action remakes, fans collectively rolled their eyes at the lack of originality from the acclaimed movie studio. However, something remarkable happened as they started to come out: They were actually pretty good. That’s why when they announced a new version of ‘Beauty and the Beast’ in 2014, many approached it with cautious optimism. […]

  • Joss Whedon Decides Who Wins In Buffy Summers Vs. Agent Melinda May Battle

    Posted Saturday, November 12th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    In this day and age, it’s easier than ever to connect to public figures. Your favorite writers, artists, directors, actors, and actresses are all on social media for the most part and depending on their level of willingness, every day could be like a comic con panel where they answer our questions. Some people make […]

  • New ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Image Offers First Look At Kong

    Posted Friday, November 11th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Last year, we learned that Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures would be teaming up to bring us a brand new King Kong film titled ‘Kong: Skull Island’ along with a sequel to ‘Godzilla’ and a project featuring both iconic movie monsters. After all the casting announcements and casting departures in the following months, we finally got […]

  • Zendaya May Not Be Mary Jane Watson In ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’

    Posted Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in March, it was announced that Disney Channel star Zendaya would be joining the cast of ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ alongside Tom Holland. Details were very scarce about her character until about two months ago when rumors surfaced that said that she may or may not be playing Mary Jane Watson. The reaction was mixed, with […]

  • Who Is Really Playing Grindelwald In ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’?

    Posted Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -5
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    When it was announced last week that Johnny Depp would be joining the cast of the upcoming ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ sequel, many rumors began to swirl about what role he would play. The most prominent one was that the veteran actor would be playing Gellert Grindelwald, the legendary dark wizard who […]

  • ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ Film Series Searches For Young Albus Dumbledore

    Posted Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Though the first of five movies hasn’t even hit theaters yet, the creative minds behind ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them‘ are already looking ahead to the next chapters of the story. And even though these films are set well before Harry Potter received his scar, it appears that some familiar faces from the saga […]

  • ‘Big Hero 6’ TV Series Announces Returning Cast Members

    Posted Tuesday, November 8th, 2016 07:55 pm GMT -5
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    Since debuting in 2014,’‘Big Hero 6′ has built quite a following of Disney and Marvel fans alike, so naturally there is a demand for more stories from this world. Rumors began to swirl about a sequel almost immediately after the film starring Hiro Hamada, his lovable robot Baymax, and their friends GoGo Tomago, Honey Lemon, Wasabi […]

  • New ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Trailer Teaser Packs A Punch

    Posted Monday, November 7th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -5
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      Despite casting controversy, the live-action adaptation of ‘Ghost in the Shell‘ starring Scarlett Johansson has been moving right along with the production process. However, we have yet to get a substantial look at the film. Previously, a few very quick TV spots were released during the season finale of ‘Mr. Robot’, but there have been […]

  • Scarlett Johansson Weighs In On What ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Fans Will Think Of The Movie

    Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Whenever anyone discusses the upcoming live-action adaptation of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ from director Rupert Sanders, it’s hard not to talk about the controversy surrounding the casting of Scarlett Johansson as Major Motoko Kusanagi (who is now just simply known as The Major). Many people have expressed a number of feelings that range from outcries […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Composer Departs Sequel In Solidarity With Tim Miller

    Posted Friday, November 4th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Fans were delighted earlier this year when ‘Deadpool‘ finally hit theaters after spending many years in limbo. The excitement continued as the studio officially announced that a sequel had been given the green light and the entire creative team would be returning. However, six months later found director Tim Miller leaving the project over creative differences. […]

  • Has Gabriel Luna Revealed The Identity Of Second Ghost Rider On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’?

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    On this week’s episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, we discovered the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s version of how Robbie Reyes became Ghost Rider. For some time, we’ve been hearing that he made a deal with the devil to become the fiery vigilante, but now it has been revealed that the Spirit of Vengeance was actually passed […]

  • Exclusive: Ron Perlman Solves The Riddle Of ‘Trollhunters’

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Filmmaking is a collaborative process. Though there is a director at the helm of a project, it takes many people to create one movie. And some filmmakers will often choose to work with the same people in front of and behind the camera. For example, Joss Whedon, Kevin Smith, Woody Allen, Judd Apatow, and Quentin […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Doctor Strange’

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 01:05 pm GMT -5
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    After the amazingness that was ‘Captain America: Civil War’ this summer, we will finally see the first origin story of Marvel Studios’ Phase Three when ‘Doctor Strange’ hit theaters this week. And as much as I’d like to simply say that the movie was magical, that wouldn’t do Dr. Stephen Strange’s introduction into the Marvel […]

  • Exclusive: ‘Trollhunters’ Creator Guillermo Del Toro Has Been Faithful To His Younger Self

    Posted Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 11:00 am GMT -5
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    There are many great auteurs in the movie industry today. Filmmakers like the Coen brothers, Christopher Nolan, Wes Anderson, and Quentin Tarantino each offer their own unique styles to the stories that they tell on the silver screen. But one of the most imaginative modern directors out there has to be Guillermo Del Toro. The […]