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

  • First Trailer For ‘Curse of Chucky’

    Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 08:11 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in June 2012, Universal announced it’s plans for a new movie in the ‘Child’s Play’ franchise. Titled Curse of Chucky, returning writer/director and series creator Don Mancini set a goal to make the demonic doll scary again after the corny ‘Bride of Chucky’ and...
  • New Images, Trailer And Featurettes For ‘Snowpiercer’

    Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, we got an extended look at the upcoming film ‘Snowpiercer’ starring Chris Evans, John Hurt, and Tilda Swinton in the form of an impressive collection of new stills from the film. Now, if you were looking for another opportunity to explore the world of Bong Joon-ho’s...
  • Ryan Reynolds Calls ‘Deadpool’ Movie “Worst Relationship I’ve Ever Had’

    Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 05:37 pm GMT -4 by
    As the release of his latest comic book movie, ‘R.I.P.D.’, draws closer, Ryan Reynolds is naturally getting asked about the other long-gestating hero that should have made it to the big screen already. About three months ago, the ‘Green Lantern’ star opened up about...
  • Alex Winter Gives Update On ‘Bill & Ted 3′

    Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In the pantheon of time travel movies, there are many gold standards in the genre. You have Terry Gilliam’s ‘Time Bandits’, then there are modern classics like ‘Looper’, and of course, there’s the ‘Back to the Future’ trilogy. But none of them compare to ‘Bill...
  • First Clip From ‘Phineas & Ferb: Mission Marvel’

    Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 11:19 am GMT -4 by
    Back when Disney acquired Marvel in 2009, there were a ton of jokes floating around about a crossover between the characters of each entity. Pretty much they were the same jokes as the ones when the Mouse House bought Lucasfilm, except it was more Captain America and less Luke...
  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Roles Revealed For Top Stars

    Posted Tuesday, July 9th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Considering that ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ might be the least known Marvel property being developed into a movie at this time, there is a ton of mystery surrounding it. Also, since the team’s history spans decades and countless intergalactic regions, there are so many...
  • Ming-Na Wen Discusses Her Role In ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Monday, July 8th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Late last year, it was announced that ‘E.R.’, ‘Stargate Universe’, and ‘Mulan’ star Ming-Na Wen would be joining Marvel and Joss Whedon’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ as Agent Melinda May, one of the valuable members of Agent Phil Coulson’s team. Since then,...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers A.I.’ #1

    Posted Sunday, July 7th, 2013 10:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Spinning out from what was supposed to be the biggest Marvel event of the year, ‘Age of Ultron’, Hank Pym brings together a new team of automated Avengers in ‘Avengers A.I.’ to take down the artificial intelligence that killed off his greatest creation/biggest mistake,...
  • Hybrid Motion Comic/Animation ‘Wolverine: Origin’ Comes To DVD

    Posted Sunday, July 7th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Since 2009, Marvel has been producing a series of revolutionary motion comics under the banner of Marvel Knights Animation. Starting with ‘Spider-Woman: Agent of S.W.O.R.D.’, the imprint has brought various comic story arcs to life with this hybrid of comic books and animation...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Superior Foes Of Spider-Man’ #1

    Posted Sunday, July 7th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    “Superior Spider-Month” kicks off with a brand new ongoing series from ‘Secret Avengers’ scribe Nick Spencer that takes a look at some of Spider-Man’s biggest… well… strongest? No… Well, it takes a look at some of the webslinger’s villains when they’re not...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #15

    Posted Saturday, July 6th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    The road to ‘Infinity’ continues in Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’. In the last issue, every member of the team is called in to take care of Ex Nihilo’s origin bombs that landed all over the planet in an attempt to make the Earth sentient. But after the scientists...
  • More ‘Doctor Strange’ Details Revealed

    Posted Friday, July 5th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Last week, we learned that Latino Review scored another huge scoop when they got some highly detailed information about the rumored ‘Doctor Strange’ movie that’s presumably a part of Marvel’s Phase Three. The site revealed that they’d be sharing more and more details...
  • Shane Black Talks ‘Iron Man 3’ & His Version Of The Mandarin

    Posted Thursday, July 4th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Recently, just about every major player in all the genres that we cover here on ScienceFiction.com gathered in one place for the Saturn Awards, an annual ceremony meant to honor the best in science fiction, fantasy, and horror film and television. This year, a big winner across...
  • New ‘Avengers Assemble’ Clip Puts Hulk Vs. Iron Man & Falcon

    Posted Thursday, July 4th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After debuting an hour-long preview last month, the new Marvel cartoon ‘Avengers Assemble’ is preparing for it’s official premiere date this Sunday. Titled ‘Ghost Of A Chance’. We’ve previously seen a clip where the new recruit, Sam Wilson AKA Falcon, goes head to...
  • Stan Lee Spills Silver Surfer Secret

    Posted Thursday, July 4th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    If Marvel were a monarchy, then Stan Lee would be the king. But much like the British royal family in this day and age, this king is mostly a figurehead. Regardless, both are still kept in the loop when new business comes up despite not actually having any control over it. Because...