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

  • NYCC 2013: Final Batch Of Cosplay Highlights

    Posted Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4

    As we have done throughout the last few days, ScienceFiction.com has delivered some of the coolest cosplays from the recently wrapped New York Comic Con. With the final day of the con dubbed “Kid’s Day”, we made sure to show off some of the creative costumes that the younger con goers put together for the occasion. […]

  • NYCC 2013: All-New Marvel NOW Panel Looks At ‘Inhumanity’ & Beyond!

    Posted Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4

    While ‘Infinity’ is currently occupying every Marvel fan’s pull list, a number of the biggest names at the House of Ideas came together at New York Comic Con at the ‘Inhumanity & All-New Marvel NOW’ panel to discuss what would be coming after The Avengers finished their simultaneous scuffle with the Builders and Thanos. Moderated […]

  • TV Recap: ‘Comic Book Men: The Incredible Bulk’

    Posted Monday, October 14th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4

    After coming together at New York Comic Con over the weekend, filmmaker Kevin Smith and his boys from Jay & Silent Bob’s Secret Stash returned to AMC on Sunday nights with the third season of ‘Comic Book Men’. As seen in the preview released last week, Bryan Johnson is looking to get back into shape […]

  • NYCC 2013: More Cosplay Highlights

    Posted Monday, October 14th, 2013 04:29 pm GMT -4

    During the second day of our New York Comic Con adventure, our crew managed to spend more time on the show floor than the first day, which means that they had much more opportunities to check out some of the amazing cosplay around the con. Sometimes, when sites showcase cosplayers from cons, there’s an over […]

  • NYCC 2013: Cup O’ Joe Panel Features Deadpool, Disney, and George A. Romero

    Posted Monday, October 14th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Whenever Marvel’s Chief Creative Officer Joe Quesada shows up at a con, he usually comes bearing gifts from every facet of the House of Ideas. At this year’s New York Comic Con, while holding court at the Empire Stage along with Tom Brevoort, C.B. Cebulski, Axel Alonso, Gerry Duggan, Reilly Brown, Alex Maleev, and a few […]

  • NYCC 2013: All-New Marvel NOW Teaser Secrets Revealed At ‘Avengers’ Panel

    Posted Sunday, October 13th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4

    In the weeks leading up to New York Comic Con, Marvel released a series of teasers to promote their upcoming ‘All-New Marvel NOW’ event that acts as a new jumping on point for readers after the ‘Infinity’ crossover and a perfect opportunity to launch new titles. At Friday’s ‘Marvel: The Avengers’ panel, Tom Brevoort and […]

  • NYCC 2013: Cosplay Highlights

    Posted Sunday, October 13th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Though the con technically started on Thursday, ScienceFiction.com started its New York Comic Con 2014 adventure on Friday. While our day was totally filled with great interviews and panels (which you should definitely stay tuned for), we managed to sneak off in between things in order to take a little time to admire some of the […]

  • There’s Room For ‘Star Wars’ & ‘Star Trek’ In J.J Abrams’ Heart

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4

    It’s no secret that J.J. Abrams is a huge fan of ‘Star Wars’, so without a doubt it’s a dream come true for him to be chosen to helm the first film in the new franchise under the Disney banner. Because of his work on ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, he’s being forced to vacate the […]

  • Josh Trank’s ‘Fantastic Four’ Testing For Mr. Fantastic And Invisible Girl

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 01:25 pm GMT -4

    Last July, ‘Chronicle’ director Josh Trank was officially tasked with rebooting ‘Fantastic Four’ for Fox. Since then, a number of writers such as Jeremy Slater, Michael Green, Seth Grahame-Smith, and T.S. Nowlin have all gotten their hands on the story before Simon Kinberg was brought in last week to polish things up. Now, while a […]

  • Bradley Cooper’s ‘Limitless’ Coming To Television

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 12:15 pm GMT -4

    Back in 2011, an action thriller called ‘Limitless’ starring Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, and Robert De Niro opened #1 at the box office and went on to gross over $160 million worldwide. Following the story of an unsuccessful writer who stumbles upon a drug that unlocks the ability to use 100% of his brain and […]

  • Harrison Ford In Extremely Early Talks For ‘Blade Runner’ Sequel

    Posted Thursday, October 10th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4

    About two years ago, filmmaker Ridley Scott announced that he would be revisiting his seminal sci-fi classic ‘Blade Runner’. Since then, development has been slow, but a script has been in the works that is said to feature a female protagonist. No word about how soon the project would be entering the production phases, but […]

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

    Posted Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4

    In the latest episode of Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, Skye embarks on her first real mission with the faceless organization that she once was (or potentially still is) against. When scientist and asset Dr. Franklin Hall is kidnapped, Agent Coulson and his team are tasked with solving the puzzling circumstances surrounding the doctor’s abduction and […]

  • Hollywood Hot For New Sci-Fi Short ‘Keloid’

    Posted Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 01:03 pm GMT -4

    Short films get a lot more attention in this day and age. Through the wonders of YouTubeand Vimeo, fans can show that their work can be just as good as what Hollywood is churning out year after year. For instance, there’s that amazing Wonder Woman short making its rounds on the internet right now that […]

  • Every Reference In Del Toro’s ‘Simpsons’ Couch Gag Explained

    Posted Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4

    Last month, it was announced that Guillermo Del Toro managed to squeeze in another directing gig to his schedule in between ‘Crimson Peak’ and ‘The Strain’ and he would be helming the infamous opening couch gag sequence for the long-running animated Fox sitcom, ‘The Simpsons’. Before the most recent episode aired last Sunday, the world […]

  • First Teaser Trailer For ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ Released

    Posted Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Ever since it was announced that the long-running fan favorite cartoon ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ would be ending, fans have been wondering what would replace it now that Disney had acquired Lucasfilm. Well, back in May, we learned that the show meaning to fill the void is called ‘Star Wars: Rebels’. Set in the […]