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

  • Movie Review: ‘Divergent’

    Posted Friday, March 21st, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    While Summit Pictures releases a number of movies each year in various genres, the company is becoming known for their adaptations of young adult novels. By far, their most popular book to big screen franchise is ‘Twilight’, but they’re also responsible for ‘Warm Bodies’,...
  • ‘Captain America 3’ Writers Tease “1950s Psychotic Cap”

    Posted Friday, March 21st, 2014 05:55 pm GMT -4 by
    Steve Rogers has been in the news quite a bit lately. Not only his next big screen adventure ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier‘ approaching very quickly, but there’s already talk about ‘Captain America 3‘. After the news leaked that the Russos were...
  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Starlets Share Clips On Late Night Talk Shows

    Posted Friday, March 21st, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    As the premiere of season four draws closer, it’s no surprise that there is a ton of talk about ‘Game of Thrones‘ at the moment. Aside from talks about the future of the series and potential feature films, the US premieres of the first episode have been happening...
  • First Look At Deathlok’s New Look On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Thursday, March 20th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    As you may have noticed, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ has taken another brief hiatus. While the slot was still filled with some awesome Marvel goodies in the form of the documentary special ‘Marvel Studios: Assembling A Universe’, which included some awesome new looks at...
  • George R.R. Martin Teases Possible ‘Game of Thrones’ Movies

    Posted Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Recently, the question of how much longer the acclaimed HBO fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’ could continue came up and the show’s co-creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss revealed that they know how the story ends and have planned for seven or eight seasons. But at the...
  • Get A Look At The Supporting ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Characters

    Posted Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After an awesome episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ last week featuring Lady Sif, unfortunately we’re faced with another brief hiatus from the antics of Agent Phil Coulson and his team. However, Marvel Studios and ABC will be airing a very special documentary special...
  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Set 30 Years After ‘Return of the Jedi’

    Posted Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    When Disney announced in 2012 that they would be acquiring Lucasfilm, they made the monumental announcement that a new ‘Star Wars’ trilogy would be heading to theaters in the very near future. In November 2013, pre-production began with J.J. Abrams at the helm. Now, the...
  • J. Michael Straczynski Discusses Writing Secrets, ‘Babylon 5′ & His Legacy

    Posted Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When it comes to the various topics and mediums that we cover here on ScienceFiction.com, one of the most prolific writers in many of them is J. Michael Straczynski. Probably best known for creating ‘Babylon 5’, his work also extends into comic books, movies, and more television....
  • New Teaser For Next ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer

    Posted Monday, March 17th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier today, a few stills from Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past‘ hit the web offering some new looks at Hugh Jackman, Peter Dinklage, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, and more. However, some more new X-goodies have been appeared online in the form...
  • Marvel Releases First Trailer For Documentary Series ‘Tales To Astonish’

    Posted Monday, March 17th, 2014 02:37 pm GMT -4 by
    Since Marvel Studios went into the live action movie business for themselves back in 2008 starting with ‘Iron Man’, they’ve managed to produce a number of films with varying genres. They tried their hand at a monster movie with ‘The Incredible Hulk’, a period piece...
  • Marc Webb Won’t Direct ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 4’

    Posted Monday, March 17th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    About nine months ago, Sony Pictures announced their plans to expand their Spider-Man franchise by announcing dates for two more sequels for the friendly neighborhood web-slinger after ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’. That announcement was followed by official confirmation of...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #29

    Posted Saturday, March 15th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The days of ‘Superior Spider-Man’ are numbered. There are only a few issues left before the return of Peter Parker and ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ next month, but there is just so much that has to happen between now and then and I don’t know how it’s going to work! In the...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ #1

    Posted Saturday, March 15th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In late 2012, an all-new movement was created by Marvel Comics when Kelly Sue DeConnick promoted Carol Danvers from Ms. Marvel to Captain Marvel in ‘Captain Marvel’ #1. At that moment, the Carol Corps was born along with one of the most popular comic book series today. However,...
  • Sebastian Stan Reveals Nine Picture Deal With Marvel Studios

    Posted Friday, March 14th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When it comes to making movies, Marvel Studios like to plan ahead. After all, when you have a number of franchises comprising a shared cinematic universe, it doesn’t just happen overnight. That’s why when they bring on people to play major roles in their films, they sign...
  • Marvel Goes Head To Head With DC In 2016 With ‘Captain America 3’

    Posted Friday, March 14th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In the genre of superhero movies, there has been more date swapping lately than a swingers’ club in the seventies. It all started with Zack Snyder’s ‘Man of Steel’ sequel, which is still being referred to as ‘Batman Vs. Superman’. Originally, it was scheduled to...