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

  • The God of Thunder Strikes Disneyland To Promote ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Posted Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this year, we learned that Disney would begin to integrate Marvel’s superheroes into their theme parks. Shortly after that, Stark Industries brought a new exhibit to Innoventions in Tomorrowland that showcased the Iron Man technology. Then, at this year’s D23 Expo,...
  • William Shatner Rallies For A New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series

    Posted Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    A whole new generation of sci-fi fans has been introduced to ‘Star Trek’ thanks to the Paramount films from J.J. Abrams (who has since jumped to the dark side for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’). However, the starship Enterprise and it’s crew first came to prominence in the...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Preview Features New Footage

    Posted Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    At this rate, no one is going to need to buy the ‘Iron Man 3’ DVD or Blu-Ray. We’ve already seen a few of the deleted scenes and the exclusive ‘Agent Carter’ One-Shot short film pop up online, but now another special feature has found it’s way online as well. Aside...
  • Latest ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Featurette Spotlights Agent Coulson

    Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Recently, ABC and Marvel Studios has been introducing the world to cast of characters that will be appearing in the upcoming show ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ through a series of vignettes that focus on each member of Agent Phil Coulson’s new team. Through these videos, we’ve...
  • Edgar Wright Explains Ultron’s Absence In ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Joss Whedon shocked the world when he revealed that the title of the next movie featuring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes was titled ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Upon hearing that, many assumed that Ant-Man would be involved, but the director...
  • New Clip From Marvel One-Shot ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 04:02 pm GMT -4 by
    At this rate, we’ll have seen all the ‘Iron Man 3’ special features before the DVDs and Blu-Rays even hit the stores! Recently, we’ve had a few serious and comedic deleted scenes from the film hit the web. Now, we have a new clip from the Marvel One-Shot short film,...
  • Peter Berg Blames Lack Of Star Power For ‘Battleship’ Sinking

    Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    I’m pretty sure that no one was surprised when ‘Battleship’ flopped at the box office. After all, basing a movie on a board game with no story and then adding aliens doesn’t exactly sound promising. But now, the film’s director seems to have stumbled upon an explanation...
  • J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot Releases Eerie Teaser Called ‘Stranger’

    Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Everything that J.J. Abrams gets involved in is usually surrounded by a good bit of mystery. From ‘Lost’ to ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’ to ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, each one kept the filmmaker’s fans in suspense for as long as he could allow it. Now, a new video...
  • ‘Avengers Arena’ Cancelled After Issue #18?

    Posted Monday, August 19th, 2013 06:58 pm GMT -4 by
    Since it first hit the shelves of your local comic book shop, ‘Avengers Arena’ has been quite the polarizing book. With talks of killing off it’s cast members which consisted of many old and new young heroes of the Marvel Universe, fans were very vocal about their distaste...
  • New Pictures From ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

    Posted Monday, August 19th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the weekend, Bryan Singer and company wrapped production on his return to the X-Men franchise, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. Throughout the shoot, rather than paparazzi getting the scoop with exclusive onset pictures, the director has been letting fans in on the process...
  • Steve Wozniak Reviews ‘Jobs’ and Responds to Ashton Kutcher

    Posted Monday, August 19th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Recently, the world has been pretty high on Ashton Kutcher thanks to his extremely inspirational speech at this year’s Teen Choice Awards. Many even said that he was channeling the late, great Steve Jobs, who the actor would be portraying in the biopic ‘Jobs’, which was...
  • Harrison Ford Shares ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Info For $1,000

    Posted Monday, August 19th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    As an interviewer, you’re always looking for a scoop. When you get the opportunity sit down with a big star, of course you’re going to try very hard to get that inkling of new information on their next big project. And right now, very few things are bigger than ‘Star Wars:...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Reshoots Yield More Loki

    Posted Monday, August 19th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Recently, we learned from director Alan Taylor at D23 that he and his crew are still shooting scenes for ‘Thor: The Dark World’. However, he made it clear that they haven’t gone back to shoot more because they didn’t get what they needed the first time around. Actually,...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Infinity’ #1

    Posted Sunday, August 18th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Now this feels like an epic Marvel crossover event! From the mind of writer Jonathan Hickman featuring the amazing artwork of Jim Cheung, Mark Morales, and Justin Ponsor comes ‘Infinity’. Following the events of ‘Avengers’ and ‘New Avengers’ since Marvel NOW started,...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Secret Avengers’ #7

    Posted Saturday, August 17th, 2013 06:30 pm GMT -4 by
    I am really starting to hate Maria Hill. It’s a funny thing really because over in ‘Indestructible Hulk’, I like her just fine, but then I read an issue of ‘Secret Avengers’ and then it all changes. When we last left the Marvel Universe’s newest black ops team, Director...