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

  • MGM Rebooting ‘The Addams Family’ As Animated Feature

    Posted Friday, November 1st, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, and they’re coming back to the big screen! That crazy Addams Family is preparing for a comeback as MGM is reportedly planning on another reboot of the classic 1960s TV show based on the 1930 single-panel comics by Charles Addams. After the original series only lasted for […]

  • Kevin Feige Clears Up ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Reshoot & Joss Whedon Rumors

    Posted Thursday, October 31st, 2013 03:27 pm GMT -4
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    Over the past few months, rumors surfaced that may have indicated that ‘Thor: The Dark World’ was in trouble. First, director Alan Taylor had spoken about some disputes between him and the executives at D23. Then, we learned that after principal shooting had wrapped, the crew went back to work for some reshoots involving Tom […]

  • Lana Wachowski Talks ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Being A “Sci-Fi Space Opera”

    Posted Thursday, October 31st, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    About two years ago while the Wachowskis were working on ‘Cloud Atlas’, we learned that they would be making a return to their sci-fi roots by taking on ‘Jupiter Ascending’ as their next project. As time went on, we learned things about the film little by little. So far, we know that Mila Kunis and […]

  • First Look At Disneyland’s ‘Thor: Treasures Of Asgard’

    Posted Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    At the end of the summer, we learned that the God of Thunder would be paying a visit to the Happiest Place on Earth in order to promote the upcoming Marvel film, ‘Thor: The Dark World’. Starting on November 1, 2013, a new exhibit in Disneyland’s Innoventions made possible by Jane Foster will be opening […]

  • Ben Kingsley’s Secret Marvel Project Revealed?

    Posted Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Last week, while out promoting ‘Ender’s Game’, Sir Ben Kingsley revealed a tantalizing morsel of news regarding his future in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The actor revealed that he was working on a “secret Marvel project”, presumably reprising his role as “The Mandarin” AKA Trevor Slattery. There was plenty of speculation as to what this […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Comic Book Men: Super Friends’

    Posted Tuesday, October 29th, 2013 11:30 am GMT -4
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    One of the biggest natural disasters in recent history to hit the east coast was Hurricane Sandy. Many people in New York and New Jersey were absolutely devastated by the damage. Previously, many people in the comic book community have contributed to the relief effort like ‘Hawkeye’ writer Matt Fraction, who contributed the proceeds from […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Sex Criminals’ #2

    Posted Saturday, October 26th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    Matt Fraction has been rolling out awesome books at Marvel for a while now. Known for his work on ‘The Invincible Iron Man’, ‘The Immortal Iron Fist’, and ‘Uncanny X-Men’, the writer has really become a comic book reading household name thanks to his incredible work on the critically acclaimed and award winning ‘Hawkeye’ with […]

  • Bryan Singer Teases ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, October 24th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Following in the footsteps Disney when they released a teaser for the trailer of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ recently, Fox is following suit with their upcoming Marvel movie, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, as they have just released a teaser for the trailer premiering this coming Tuesday. However, this first official look at the […]

  • First Official Trailer For ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

    Posted Thursday, October 24th, 2013 05:12 pm GMT -4
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    Earlier this week, we saw a teaser and the first poster for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’. Now, the first full trailer for Marvel’s first film of 2014 has hit the web and by the looks of things, it might just live up to the claim that it will be the best chapter in the […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Girl In The Flower Dress’

    Posted Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013 01:08 pm GMT -4
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    After what I considered a lackluster episode last week, Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returns this week with a strong episode that brings the primary antagonists of the show’s pilot back in a big way. Coulson’s crew is on the case when a Hong Kong street magician with a strange power goes missing. During the hunt […]

  • Stephen Lang Returning For Next Three ‘Avatar’ Films

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    The ball has really been rolling on all things ‘Avatar’ lately. Last week, the world got it’s first look at the film’s Disney World expansion to their Animal Kingdom park, but big things have been happening on the sequel side of things as well. About two months ago, it was announced that James Cameron’s record-breaking […]

  • Ben Kingsley Filmed A Top Secret Marvel Project

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 04:13 pm GMT -4
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    The Mandarin’s portrayal in ‘Iron Man 3’ was one of the most controversial reveals of the year. It was quite the departure from the original version of the character in the original comics, but this definitely showed audiences that Marvel’s movies are meant to be their own thing based on the comics that spawned them […]

  • NYCC 2013: John Barrowman Panel Highlights

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 03:09 pm GMT -4
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    No matter what convention it is, whenever John Barrowman is in attendance, there’s sure to be a party at his panel. Last weekend, the ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Torchwood’, and ‘Arrow’ star took the stage at this year’s New York Comic Con to deliver some of the most memorable moments of the weekend and our cameras were […]

  • NYCC 2013: Exclusive Interview With Shaun Simon & Becky Cloonan of ‘The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys’

    Posted Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Unfortunately, at this year’s New York Comic Con, we had very little time to walk the show floor to see what it had to offer. However, when we did find some time to visit the main concourse, we were able to chat with a few very cool people at the Dark Horse Comics booth about […]

  • NYCC 2013: Exclusive Interview With The Cast of ‘Comic Book Men’

    Posted Monday, October 21st, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Around this time of year, I tend to remember my very first assignment for ScienceFiction.com. It was a recap of a promotional event for the first season of ‘Comic Book Men’ on AMC. Since that very first article, I’ve kept running into the guys from Jay & Silent Bob’s Secret Stash from time to time […]