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

  • 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...
  • ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Returns To Los Angeles

    Posted Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Marvel movies are always in the news, but lately, there has been an overabundance of Phase Three talk even before Phase Two is halfway through. Headlines are scattered with rumors of Doctor Strange, Black Panther, and official announcements at this year’s Comic-Con, but there’s...
  • New Images From ‘The Wolverine’ Focus On Characters

    Posted Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Later this month, the fan favorite X-Man Wolverine will travel to Japan, where his past will catch up to him and he’ll be the most vulnerable he’s ever been in James Mangold’s ‘The Wolverine’. While in the Land of the Rising Sun, he’ll encounter a cast of characters...
  • Guillermo Del Toro Discusses “Kinky” Nature Of ‘Crimson Peak’

    Posted Wednesday, July 3rd, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Photo credit: Phil Stafford / Shutterstock.com Over six months ago, we learned that Guillermo Del Toro would be working on his throwback horror film ‘Crimson Peak’ after he wrapped up his commitments to ‘Pacific Rim’. Well, the giant robots versus giant monsters film...
  • ‘Once Upon A Time In Wonderland’ Presents Unique Anthology Format

    Posted Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this year, it was teased that the creators of ABC’s ‘Once Upon A Time’ would be creating a spinoff that was centered on the Mad Hatter. However, as the show moved further along into development, things changed and the lead focus shifted to Alice. And thus ‘Once...
  • Christian Bale Definitely Not Batman In ‘Justice League’

    Posted Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Talk about beating a dead horse. Since rumors of a Justice League movie began to circulate, talks of Christian Bale reprising his role as Batman have run rampant despite reports where David Goyer explains that ‘Man of Steel’ and ‘The Dark Knight’ trilogy take place in...
  • Clark Gregg Renounces “Procedural” Label For ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 03:04 pm GMT -4 by
    As you can see from the above billboard in Los Angeles, Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ is getting ready to take the world by storm. The whole team is preparing for an appearance at this year’s San Diego Comic Con, but before they can get there, the team leader has...
  • ‘The Cabin In The Woods’ Coming To Universal Studios

    Posted Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s not often that I say this about a horror film, but Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard’s ‘The Cabin In The Woods’ was one of the best films of the year when it came out in 2012. Now, in the same way that it drew in the five unsuspecting teens into its horrors, the cabin...
  • Marvel Unveils SDCC Variant Cover Exclusives

    Posted Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    One of the most exciting parts of attending a convention is checking out what sorts of exclusives are available. Whether it’s toys, artwork, variant covers, or apparel, con exclusives are often very cool and very sought after. And while there are tons of cool things to get...