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

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man Annual #2’

    Posted Sunday, March 23rd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    There is so much going on in the world of ‘Superior Spider-Man’ right now. With the ‘Goblin Nation’ storyline reaching it’s climax, the days of Otto Octavius as Spider-Man are coming to an end. But before the return of the proper Peter Parker in ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ next month, there are still so many stories to […]

  • New Images & Poster From Gareth Edwards’ ‘Godzilla’

    Posted Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Elizabeth Olsen are the talk of the town right now thanks to the concept art from ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ that was released earlier this week. However, before they join Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in 2015, they’ll be taking on one of the most iconic monsters in movie history in Gareth Edwards’ […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Divergent’

    Posted Friday, March 21st, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4

    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’, ‘The Perks of Being A Wallflower’, and ‘Ender’s Game’. Now, they […]

  • ‘Captain America 3’ Writers Tease “1950s Psychotic Cap”

    Posted Friday, March 21st, 2014 05:55 pm GMT -4

    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 being lined up to return for another chapter of Cap’s story, we learned that […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Starlets Share Clips On Late Night Talk Shows

    Posted Friday, March 21st, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4

    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 this week on the East Coast. That gave […]

  • 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

    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 upcoming Phase Two films like ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘Guardians of […]

  • George R.R. Martin Teases Possible ‘Game of Thrones’ Movies

    Posted Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4

    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 season four premiere in New York City last […]

  • Get A Look At The Supporting ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Characters

    Posted Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4

    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 titled ‘Marvel Studios: Assembling A Universe’ in it’s place. And while we’ll […]

  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Set 30 Years After ‘Return of the Jedi’

    Posted Wednesday, March 19th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4

    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 studio has announced that the production phase is officially set […]

  • J. Michael Straczynski Discusses Writing Secrets, ‘Babylon 5′ & His Legacy

    Posted Tuesday, March 18th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4

    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. JMS has written stories featuring Marvel and DC […]

  • New Teaser For Next ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Trailer

    Posted Monday, March 17th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -4

    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 of a new teaser for the upcoming trailer for the next epic installment […]

  • Marvel Releases First Trailer For Documentary Series ‘Tales To Astonish’

    Posted Monday, March 17th, 2014 02:37 pm GMT -4

    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 with ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’, and fantasy with ‘Thor’, […]

  • Marc Webb Won’t Direct ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 4’

    Posted Monday, March 17th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4

    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 Spidey spinoffs featuring notorious villains Venom and the Sinister Six. However, it appears that director Marc […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #29

    Posted Saturday, March 15th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4

    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 last round of Spider-Man vs. […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ #1

    Posted Saturday, March 15th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4

    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, in the days leading up to issue […]