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: ‘Life After Beth’

    Posted Friday, August 15th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    A few years ago, magic was a huge theme in the sort of movies that we would cover for this site. Then, vampires became the big thing. Now, it looks like zombies have taken over. With ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘World War Z’, and the upcoming ‘Maggie’, we’ve seen many different takes on the horror genre […]

  • Black Widow’s Past Revealed In Extended Clip From ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

    Posted Thursday, August 14th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4
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    Ever since Loki tried to manipulate the Black Widow in ‘The Avengers’, Marvel fans around the world became privy to the extensive red in Natasha Romanoff’s ledger. Despite that, we came to love her all the same as the former KGB assassin has been atoning for her many sins since joining forces with S.H.I.E.L.D. and […]

  • First Images From Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Zombie Drama ‘Maggie’

    Posted Thursday, August 14th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    When Arnold Schwarzenegger went from the Governator to the Terminator once again, the veteran actor filled up his schedule with action movies like ‘The Expendables’, ‘The Legend of Conan’, and the recently named ‘Terminator: Genisys’. But among these films that are very much in his wheelhouse, there’s one film that stands out. Last year, Schwarzenegger […]

  • ‘Kick-Ass’ Creators Talk More Movies & Jim Carrey

    Posted Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Though some people may have enjoyed ‘Kick-Ass 2,’ it definitely didn’t achieve the same success as the first film that introduced us to the colorful cast of real world superheroes. In fact, chances of a third film were practically out of the question once box office numbers started rolling in. But according to the creators […]

  • Baymax Has Ocean Tips & New Footage In New ‘Big Hero 6’ TV Spot

    Posted Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    This week marks the annual Discovery Channel celebration known as Shark Week. In a play off of the festivities taking place this week, Disney’s ‘Big Hero 6’ has released a new TV spot that features the lovable Baymax offering some tips about enjoying the ocean safely. Besides getting more of Hiro Hamada’s adorable robot companion, […]

  • Go Behind The Scenes of ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ With These New Featurettes

    Posted Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    One of the coolest things about James Gunn’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy‘ is the incredible amount of detail that went into creating the alien worlds and people. There was definitely an excellent mix of amazing set pieces, practical effects, and CGI that really enhanced the whole cinematic experience. So, to celebrate their triumphant box office run thus […]

  • Michael Bay Planning To Vacate Director’s Chair For ‘Transformers 5’

    Posted Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4
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    Though his work usually brings on a myriad of eye rolls and groans from fans and critics alike, it’s hard to argue that Michael Bay doesn’t produce results. Sure, maybe we can’t understand it, but earlier this summer, ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ made over $1 billion in global box office revenue despite it’s 18% rating […]

  • J.J. Abrams Gives A Hand To ‘Star Wars: Force For Change’ Winner & Fans

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 10:10 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this summer as part of a special fundraiser for UNICEF called ‘Star Wars: Force For Change’, J.J. Abrams announced that fans could win a role in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’. Later, thanks to a video featuring a new X-Wing fighter, the director sweetened the pot by adding a private advanced screening to the list […]

  • Never Give Up, Never Surrender! ‘Galaxy Quest’ Cast & Crew Want A Sequel Too

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 09:22 pm GMT -4
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    At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, IDW Publishing announced that they would be producing a comic book sequel to the cult classic sci-fi spoof ‘Galaxy Quest.’ As great as that news is, we still aren’t getting an actual film follow-up to Dean Parisot’s beloved 1999 movie about the cast of a popular science fiction television […]

  • ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Set Videos Show Ben Affleck As Bruce Wayne

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    While fans won’t be seeing the footage featuring the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel from this year’s San Diego Comic-Con any time soon, you can catch a glimpse of Ben Affleck’s Bruce Wayne on the set of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ Previously, we learned that Zack Snyder and the whole crew are […]

  • New ‘Gotham’ TV Spot Crowns Jada Pinkett Smith The Queen of Crime

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    With the Dark Knight basically barely out of diapers when ‘Gotham’ begins, the show will focus on Detective James Gordon dealing with the assorted criminal activity taking place in the city, as well as the origins of some of the biggest villains that the Caped Crusader encounters in his career. Previously, we learned that his […]

  • New Clips From ‘Doctor Who’ Season Eight

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    It’s been nearly nine months since we saw Matt Smith’s Eleventh Doctor regenerate into Peter Capaldi’s Twelfth Doctor in ‘The Time of the Doctor,’ but now in less than 2 weeks time we’ll be welcomed aboard the TARDIS once again for a new season of ‘Doctor Who.’ Currently, the series’ new star is touring the world […]

  • First Trailer For ‘The Theory of Everything’

    Posted Saturday, August 9th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Usually, we here at ScienceFiction.com focus on the fiction part of our moniker. However, the science is just as important. When speaking about the topic, there’s no denying that one of the biggest names in all of science is Stephen Hawking. Now, the real world continues to inspire art as a new movie sets out […]

  • ‘Big Hero 6’ Characters Heading To Disney Parks

    Posted Saturday, August 9th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    That’s right, True Believers. You did not read that headline wrong. Characters from the upcoming Disney/Marvel collaboration ‘Big Hero 6’ will be appearing in both Disneyland and Disney World. After being introduced to Hiro Hamada and his lovable robot Baymax in recent trailers and TV spots, fans will be able to meet and greet the […]

  • ‘Gotham’ Teases The Joker In New Extended Trailer

    Posted Friday, August 8th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Since the show was announced, we learned that ‘Gotham’ would star a very young Detective Jim Gordon and spotlight the origins of some of Batman’s most notorious villains like Catwoman, the Penguin, and the Riddler. But what would the world of Batman be without his greatest nemesis, the Joker? Previously, we heard that there would […]