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

  • Stephen Amell/Stardust WWE Feud Heats Up As William Shatner Chimes In

    Posted Monday, August 3rd, 2015 07:30 pm GMT -4

    As the legendary professional wrestling announcer and WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross used to say, “Business is about to pick up.” Though the rivalry appeared to be dropped at one point, WWE Superstar Stardust continues to taunt ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell week after week on WWE programming. As he feuds with Neville, the company’s […]

  • Prepare For Interdimensional Travel With First ‘Fantastic Four’ Clip

    Posted Saturday, August 1st, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    After releasing the final trailers and a whole mess of TV spots over the course of the last few weeks, Fox has finally released the first clip from Josh Trank’s reboot of ‘Fantastic Four.’ With only about a week left until the film finally premieres, I assume that this is probably the first of many. In […]

  • Star-Lord Meets Yondu In New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Animated Series Clip

    Posted Saturday, August 1st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Though they don’t have much of a history together in the pages of Marvel Comics, the cinematic versions of Peter Quill and Yondu played by Chris Pratt and Michael Rooker have been through a lot. And when ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ lands on Disney XD this fall, the animated series will follow suit. However, unlike the […]

  • What Will Cyclops Be Like In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’?

    Posted Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 09:15 pm GMT -4

    Thanks to some awesome cameos in ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ True Believers were able to see some of their favorite characters from Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men’, the beloved film from the year 2000 that basically kicked off the modern era of superhero movies, on the big screen once more. And the director will bring some of […]

  • ‘WWE 2K16’ Announces Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Terminator As Playable Character

    Posted Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Throughout its storied history, World Wrestling Entertainment has been involved with a number of celebrities in and out of the ring. From Mr. T and Cyndi Lauper appearing at the very first Wrestlemania to ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell exchanging shots with Stardust on social media, WWE is engrained in and in touch with the world of […]

  • Netflix COO Talks Iron Fist, Punisher, & Their Marvel Release Schedule

    Posted Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Marvel Studios has been making waves ever since ‘Iron Man’ came out. While True Believers continue to talk about their films like ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Ant-Man’ or ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘Agent Carter’ on ABC, their recent foray into streaming exclusive content on Netflix is surely getting the biggest buzz at the moment. […]

  • Hugh Jackman Preps For Final Wolverine Appearance With New Teaser Image

    Posted Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    About four months ago, Hugh Jackman announced his official retirement from playing Wolverine in 20th Century Fox’s X-Men film franchise. Word is that after cameos in ‘Deadpool’ and ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ the Australian actor will finally hang up his claws after filming the sequel to ‘The Wolverine’ and leave Logan behind him after appearing as the character […]

  • Catch Up On Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘Agent Carter’ With These Season Recaps

    Posted Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    There is an insane amount of things going on in the Marvel Cinematic Universe right now. After Phase Two wrapped up with ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ and ‘Ant-Man,’ the House of Ideas is already hard at work on the first films of Phase Three, ‘Captain America: Civil War’ and ‘Doctor Strange.’ Production is also well under way […]

  • ‘Pixels’ Short Filmmaker Thought Feature Could Have Been Better

    Posted Tuesday, July 28th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Just as many people anticipated, ‘Pixels’ ended up becoming another severe miss for Adam Sandler deserving of the 19% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Not even phenomenal supporting cast members Josh Gad and Peter Dinklage could save the video game-inspired sci-fi action comedy from being a botch. But before the film was a feature-length production that […]

  • ‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Continues To Tease WWE Feud

    Posted Monday, July 27th, 2015 04:28 pm GMT -4

    For years, World Wrestling Entertainment has been declaring, “You never know what’s going to happen.” This sentiment has held true as WCW legend Sting finally appeared in a WWE ring, the Undertaker’s Wrestlemania streak was ended by Brock Lesnar, Hulk Hogan returned home (before being recently excommunicated once again), and a parade of Hollywood stars […]

  • Joe Quesada Praises Upcoming Characters On ‘Daredevil’ Season 2

    Posted Monday, July 27th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Prior to this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel Television revealed two massive additions to their acclaimed Netflix series ‘Daredevil.’ While the Man Without Fear already has his hands full with people like the Kingpin and other street-level thugs, he’ll have to step his game up because the Punisher and Elektra will be coming for him as […]

  • ‘Kong: Skull Island’ Adds Two More Stars

    Posted Sunday, July 26th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    After being announced at last year’s San Diego Comic-Con, ‘Kong: Skull Island’ has gone through a series of ups and downs. While the upcoming film from ‘The Kings of Summer’ director Jordan Vogt-Roberts scored big by landing Tom Hiddleston as the lead, the prequel to Peter Jackson’s ‘King Kong’ from 2005 lost two other big names in […]

  • Disney XD Releases First Promo For Animated ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Series

    Posted Saturday, July 25th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Following the success James Gunn’s 2014 blockbuster, it’s no surprise that Marvel is putting more focus on the Guardians of the Galaxy in all aspects of the company. From becoming major players in the pages of Marvel Comics to becoming more prominent in video games, toys, and other merchandise, Star-Lord and his team of intergalactic […]

  • ‘Star Trek: Voyager’ Star Jeri Ryan Guest Starring On ‘Arrow’

    Posted Saturday, July 25th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Big things are coming to the Arrowverse when the DC Comics shows return to The CW. Not only will Oliver Queen and Barry Allen be getting new costumes, but a plethora of new heroes and villains are set to make their debuts on both ‘Arrow’ and ‘The Flash’. There will even be a brand new […]

  • ‘Pacific Rim’ Sequel Lands Release Date & Possible Title

    Posted Friday, July 24th, 2015 04:07 pm GMT -4

    Though fans couldn’t get enough of ‘Pacific Rim,’ chances of a sequel looked slim. The box office numbers weren’t where the studio would have liked them to be, but eventually when figures started to roll in from oversees, especially in Asian markets, things started to look up. Still, director Guillermo Del Toro talked about the […]