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

  • Marvel Comics Announces ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ Prequel Comic Series

    Posted Monday, March 21st, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    One of the best things to come out of the Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm (obviously besides ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’) is Marvel’s amazing line of comics set in a galaxy far, far away. The House of Ideas enlisted some of their most awesome talent to bring us new and exciting stories featuring cinematic icons […]

  • Nike Unveils First Look At ‘Back To The Future’-Inspired Self-Lacing Shoes

    Posted Sunday, March 20th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    On November 22, 1989, the world was introduced to Nike’s self-tying high top sneakers worn by Marty McFly in ‘Back to the Future Part II’. On October 15, 2015, the fictional shoes were made a reality when Tinker Hatfield bestowed the very first pair of real-life Nike Mags with self-tying laces to Michael J. Fox, […]

  • Neil Patrick Harris & Patrick Warburton Officially Join Netflix’s ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’

    Posted Sunday, March 20th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Back in late 2014, Netflix announced that they would be teaming with Paramount TV to produce a new take on ‘Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events’ directed by Barry Sonnenfeld. But the project was slow-moving for a while and even hit a roadblock as showrunner Mark Hudis exited prior to production. However, the adaptation of […]

  • ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Will Introduce New Characters To The MCU

    Posted Sunday, March 20th, 2016 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    True Believers are currently preparing themselves for ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and the massive ramifications that it will bring to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Although, Joe and Anthony Russo are just about ready to move on to the hard at work that comes with the epic two-parter ‘Avengers: Infinity War.’ After their stint with the […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Allegiant’

    Posted Friday, March 18th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    After Harry Potter did it, the trend with film adaptations of acclaimed young adult novels was to split the final film into two parts. Sure, it sounded like a quick cash grab, but it also gave the final chapters of stories such as ‘Twilight’ and ‘The Hunger Games’ some room to breathe and let every […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Will Explore The Philosophy Behind The Inhumans

    Posted Saturday, March 12th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Why are we here? That is a question that has racked the brains of everyone from the greatest thinkers in the world to the developing young minds at university classrooms (or more likely at dive bars near campus). But what happens when the complications of being part alien are thrown into the mix? Apparently we’ll […]

  • Mike Colter Reveals ‘Luke Cage’ Premiere Date

    Posted Friday, March 11th, 2016 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Not far from the actual neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, Marvel and Netflix celebrated the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s version of the neighborhood as well as it’s protector at the ‘Daredevil’ season two premiere in New York City last night. However, the Man Without Fear wasn’t the only hero in attendance at the event. In addition to […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Doc Premiering At South By Southwest

    Posted Friday, March 11th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4
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    Last week, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ would be released on Blu-Ray and DVD on April 5, 2016. Along with the announcement, they also revealed a number of the special features that would appear on the home release such as featurettes, interviews, and deleted scenes. However, before ‘Episode VIII’ is […]

  • Elizabeth Olsen Discusses Scarlet Witch’s Connection With The Vision In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Friday, March 11th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4
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    One of the great romances throughout all of Marvel Comics history is the one shared between the Scarlet Witch and the Vision. After first serving together as Avengers, Wanda Maximoff and the synthezoid created by Ultron became an item and eventually married. Then they had twin boys named Tommy and Billy, who grow up to […]

  • Closer Look At Spider-Man & More In Latest ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, March 10th, 2016 05:01 pm GMT -4
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    After the first trailer dropped a few months ago, True Believers have been anxiously waiting for the next preview of ‘Captain America: Civil War’. And though the legions of fans were appeased with the influx of stills, interviews, and concept art that has come out recently, nothing compares to actual new footage. Luckily, the wait […]

  • ‘Agent Carter’ Rumored For Third Season Renewal

    Posted Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Last week, ABC announced fifteen shows that would be receiving early renewals. Among them were the comedies ‘Fresh Off The Boat’ and ‘The Goldbergs’, the breakout drama ‘Quantico’, fairytale mash-up ‘Once Upon A Time’, and Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. However, the House of Ideas’ other fan-favorite series ‘Agent Carter’ was not among the list of returning shows. This […]

  • The Team Imagines Their Inhuman Powers In New ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Sneak Peek

    Posted Monday, March 7th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Now that the latest mission has been completed on ‘Agent Carter’, Director Coulson and his crew return to ABC this week with an all-new episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. With the threat of HYDRA and rogue Inhumans looming, the group needs to beef up their ranks. And that’s where Agent Daisy Johnson’s Secret Warriors come […]

  • J.K. Simmons Joins ‘Justice League’ As Commissioner Gordon

    Posted Monday, March 7th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Recently, DC Comics fans have been wondering which heroes would be appearing in Zack Snyder’s ‘Justice League’. Aquaman, Cyborg, Flash and Green Lantern have been the talk of the town lately since everyone wants to know who exactly will be joining Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman in the upcoming blockbuster superhero team up, but now […]

  • FX’s ‘Legion’ Drafts ‘The League’ Star Katie Aselton

    Posted Sunday, March 6th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    With production said to be gearing up next month, we’re getting more and more stars added to FX’s upcoming X-Men pilot from ‘Fargo’ creator Noah Hawley titled ‘Legion’. Last month, we learned that ‘Downton Abbey’ star Dan Stevens would play the titular hero. Around the same time, we heard that Rachel Keller, Aubrey Plaza, and […]

  • ‘The Divergent Series: Ascendant’ Lands ‘Age Of Adeline’ Director Lee Toland Krieger

    Posted Friday, March 4th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4
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    With ‘Allegiant’ hitting theaters later this month, ‘The Divergent Series’ is one step closer to it’s grand finale. However, director Robert Schwentke dropped out of ‘Ascendant’ last month after being worn out from shooting two installments of the franchise back to back. Since Lionsgate and Summit have scheduled a March 2017 release date for the […]