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

  • New Stills From Johnny Depp’s ‘Transcendence’

    Posted Friday, December 13th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Late last year, it was announced that Wally Pfister, Christopher Nolan’s trusted cinematographer for such films as ‘Memento’, ‘Inception’, and the Dark Knight trilogy, would be making his directorial debut with ‘Transcendence’ starring Johnny Depp and Rebecca Hall. The whole production has been kept tightly under wraps, so it’s been a little bit of a […]

  • Marvel Announces New Original Graphic Novel ‘X-Men: No More Humans’

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -5

    At the beginning of the year, Marvel announced that they would be reinvigorating their Original Graphic Novel initiative by releasing a number of all-new one-shot stories. Since then, we’ve seen ‘Avengers: Endless Wartime’ already hit the shelves and learned that ‘Spider-Man: Family Business’ was in the pipeline for April 2014. Now, the House of Ideas […]

  • ‘Her’ & ‘Gravity’ Tie For Best Picture In LA Film Critics Awards

    Posted Thursday, December 12th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -5

    2013 has been a great year for science fiction movies. Not only were there some awesome crowd pleasers like ‘Pacific Rim’, ‘Iron Man 3’, and ‘The World’s End’, but also a few films that we cover here on ScienceFiction.com are even getting some love from on the awards circuit. Recently, a number of critics group […]

  • Jason Clarke In Talks For John Connor In ‘Terminator: Genesis’

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 08:01 pm GMT -5

    This week has been ripe with news about the upcoming ‘Terminator’ movie supposedly directed by Alan Taylor. First, it was revealed that the franchise would be returning to television to “follow a critical moment from the first film”. Then, the new feature was dubbed ‘Terminator: Genesis’. Now, it seems that we may have our John […]

  • Legolas Links ‘Lord of the Rings’ & ‘The Hobbit’ Trilogies

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 07:31 pm GMT -5

    Soon Peter Jackson’s next chapter in his new J.R.R. Tolkien trilogy, ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’, will hit theaters and we’ll be able to catch up with those lovable dwarves, along with Bilbo Baggins and Gandalf the Grey, as they set out to reclaim the Lonely Mountain from the titular dragon. But another group […]

  • Telltale Games And HBO Announce ‘Game Of Thrones’ Game Series

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -5

    According to a new press release making it’s rounds, Telltale Games has teamed with HBO to produce “an interactive episodic game series” based on the ‘Game of Thrones’ television series. After enthralling audiences with games based on the classic film trilogy ‘Back to the Future’, the popular DC comic ‘Fables’, and the hit zombie comic […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: The Bridge’

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -5

    After taking a week off, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ returned for their mid-season finale by presenting one hell of an episode. Without a doubt, this week’s episode titled ‘The Bridge’ was one of the best ones so far. Finally, everything is starting to come together! The latest installment of the first television show set within the […]

  • ‘Bates Motel’ & ‘Percy Jackson’ Stars Board ‘Ouija’

    Posted Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -5

    At one point, it looked as if Hasbro’s toy box would be spilling out into theaters as the toy company had paired with Universal to turn some of their best selling products into major motion pictures. While ‘Battleship’ made the journey, it’s didn’t really make much of a splash, so the other projects such as […]

  • Revisit Craster’s Keep In New ‘Game of Thrones’ Set Picture

    Posted Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 04:20 pm GMT -5

    Filming for the fourth season of ‘Game of Thrones’ is well underway and since shooting has begun, we’ve gotten a few details about the next chapter in HBO’s hit fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin’s ‘A Song of Fire & Ice’ novels. For instance, word got out about that while last season featured the […]

  • New Details About ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ Emerge

    Posted Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Last week, the internet went wild when ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ director Bryan Singer tweeted out a teaser announcing the next chapter in the X-Men film franchise, ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’. Later on in the day, the studio confirmed that it would be released in May 2016. Other than that, there were no other details available […]

  • ‘Avengers Arena’ Writer Discusses His Heroes’ Next Step In ‘Avengers Undercover’

    Posted Sunday, December 8th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -5

    Last week, one of the most talked about comics of 2013 came to an end as Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker’s teen hero death match series, ‘Avengers Arena’, arrived at it’s final issue. With their time on Murder World over, the survivors certainly have a lot on their minds, including the terrible things that Arcade […]

  • Hugh Jackman Talks Wolverine’s Future In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ & Beyond

    Posted Saturday, December 7th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -5

    Earlier this year, we got a pretty healthy dose of Wolverine as he starred in another solo film from James Mangold that followed Logan’s iconic Japanese Saga titled ‘The Wolverine’. However, that isn’t the last that we’ll be seeing of the fan favorite X-Men team member. Not only will he be front and center in […]

  • Two Names Emerge For Sarah Connor In ‘Terminator’ Reboot

    Posted Friday, December 6th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -5

    Even before ‘Thor: The Dark World’ helmer Alan Taylor has officially signed on to direct the reboot of ‘Terminator’ for Paramount, it looks like the studio has narrowed down its choices to play Sarah Connor, the iconic heroine from James Cameron’s first two movies in the franchise played by Linda Hamilton on the big screen […]

  • Emma Stone Turns Down ‘Ghostbusters 3’

    Posted Friday, December 6th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -5

    Just when you thought things were looking up for ‘Ghostbusters 3’, we’re right back to bad news about the long-awaited sequel that has been on and off again more times than they say the name of the team in their theme song. Just last month, rumors began to circulate that Sony had scheduled the threequel […]

  • New Look At ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ With Clips & Vlog

    Posted Friday, December 6th, 2013 01:15 pm GMT -5

    Earlier this week, we got a look at the titular dragon played by Benedict Cumberbatch in Peter Jackson’s ‘The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug’ adorning an Air New Zealand plane. Now, thanks to some new videos that hit the web recently, the fans of J.R.R. Tolkien’s books from Middle Earth can check out some other characters […]