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

  • Billie Piper Joins Showtime’s Horror Series ‘Penny Dreadful’

    Posted Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    ‘Doctor Who’ fans are nearly dying from the anticipation of the 10th Doctor and Rose Tyler returning to the show for it’s 50th Anniversary in November, but Billie Piper is keeping busy until that special episode premieres. The former companion will go from traveling in...
  • ‘American Horror Story’ Star Lily Rabe Joins ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’

    Posted Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 07:27 pm GMT -4 by
    Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com Recently, a whole slew of actresses have been joining ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’. The two-parter from director Francis Lawrence has seen Julianne Moore, ‘Game of Thrones’ star Natalie Dormer, and newcomer Stef Dawson take on roles...
  • Wolverine & Magneto Butt Heads In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

    Posted Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 04:07 pm GMT -4 by
    Despite being a little under a year away from ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, we’ve been getting a good bit of X-Men this summer. Not only was the cast assembled in the hallowed halls of San Diego Comic-Con this year, but Hugh Jackman also slipped on the claws for another...
  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Goes Global In New Set Pictures

    Posted Tuesday, September 17th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    With the first episode airing in a little over a week, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ is currently shooting their fourth episode in Stockholm. It appears that the first live action television show to be set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe will be getting out of New York City...
  • Keanu Reeves Blames “Darkness” For ‘Bill & Ted 3’ Hold Up

    Posted Monday, September 16th, 2013 08:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Getting a threequel made is pretty difficult in this day and age, even if the franchise is widely popular. Just ask Dan Aykroyd about ‘Ghostbusters 3’. But another popular film series from the 80s has been trying to make it’s way back to the silver screen with a new chapter...
  • J.J. Abrams Says ‘Star Trek’ Video Game Hurt ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

    Posted Monday, September 16th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Despite a pretty good box office draw and an 87% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, fans keep burying ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’. Not only was it recently voted the worst ‘Star Trek’ movie ever made, the negativity has reached the point that the film’s co-writer Roberto Orci...
  • Get Ready For ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ With Photos, Promos, & Their Official Website

    Posted Monday, September 16th, 2013 12:14 pm GMT -4 by
    Next week, the world will finally get to see Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC. The highly anticipated and much talked about show will premiere later this month marking the first television show to take place in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. To promote the show’s...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers Arena’ #15

    Posted Sunday, September 15th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When we last left the contestants of ‘Avengers Arena’, the final story arc of the series titled “Boss Level” began in issue fifteen. This five-part finale of the Harvey Award-winning book brought us to the final days of the game, which is where we started way back in...
  • New ‘Carrie’ Featurette Discusses What’s Scary About The Movie

    Posted Sunday, September 15th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The folks at Total Film have obliged us by giving a brand new behind the scenes featurette for the upcoming remake of ‘Carrie’. Featuring director Kimberly Peirce and stars Chloe Grace Moretz, Julianne Moore, and Judy Greer, the video goes into the things that make the...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #19

    Posted Sunday, September 15th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    ‘Infinity’ continues as the Galactic Council regroups after their retreat from the battle against the Builders in ‘Avengers’ #18. When we last saw them, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes had joined the likes of the Kree, the Skrulls, the Brood, the Spartax, and more as they...
  • Robert Zemeckis In Talks To Direct Dystopian Trilogy ‘Chaos Walking’

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Filmmaker Robert Zemeckis is responsible for bringing the world some of the greatest movies ever created. From ‘Forrest Gump’ to ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ to ‘Cast Away’, he’s had quite the career up to this point. However, arguably his greatest contribution to...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Mighty Avengers’ #1

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 04:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in June, Marvel announced that Luke Cage would be coming out of retirement to lead his own team of Avengers again in a new incarnation of ‘Mighty Avengers’. Spinning out from the pages of ‘Infinity’, this new book from writer Al Ewing and artist Greg Land assembles...
  • Evan Daugherty To Scribe ‘G.I. Joe 3’ Screenplay

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    While ‘G.I. Joe: Retaliation’ was met with mostly mixed reviews, the sequel starring The Rock as a Real American Hero did well enough to warrant a sequel. Shortly after the film’s opening weekend, we learned that ‘G.I. Joe 3’ would be going into production. Then, about...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Infinity: The Hunt’ #1

    Posted Saturday, September 14th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    During big events such as ‘Infinity’, it’s not uncommon for some books to be released that take us by surprise. They probably weren’t part of the initial line up, but things happened and they were born and added later. I don’t know the full story for sure, but that’s...
  • ‘Star Wars’ Spinoffs Are “Origin Story Films”

    Posted Friday, September 13th, 2013 07:09 pm GMT -4 by
    Last year, ‘Star Wars’ fans received an abundance of good news. With Disney purchasing Lucasfilms, a new trilogy is on it’s way with the first one being helmed by J.J. Abrams. Additionally, Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg have been tapped to write and produce spinoff...