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: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Everything Is More Awesome With ‘The Lego Movie’ Blooper Reel

    Posted Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    Valentine’s Day/President’s Day weekend brought many new movies to your local cinemas. Love stories like ‘About Last Night’, ‘Winter’s Tale’, and ‘Endless Love’ seemed to be popular choices for the romantic crowd, but ‘Robocop’ managed to land in the one of the top three spots at the box office as well. But for the second […]

  • Latest Update On ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ Sequel

    Posted Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    When ‘Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog’ was born seven years ago out of a writer’s strike in Hollywood, the musical from Joss Whedon was an instant hit among fans. Not too long after the internet sensation took off, talk started about a sequel. However, everyone involved including people in front of and behind the camera got […]

  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead: Inmates’

    Posted Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4
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    Last week, after the insanely awesome midseason finale titled ‘Too Far Gone’ and a brief hiatus, ‘The Walking Dead’ returned to Sunday nights to catch up with the remaining members of the group that was displaced by the Governor and his attempt to take over the prison. This half of the fourth season of AMC’s […]

  • Has Marvel Studios’ Phase Three Plans Been Leaked?

    Posted Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Lately, there has been a lot of sequel talk going around the internet concerning the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Once ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ wraps up the current slate of projects, we know for sure that ‘Ant-Man’ will kick off Phase Three. We also know that Disney has three slots reserved for upcoming Marvel projects, […]

  • The CW Grants Early Renewals To Strong Shows

    Posted Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    After adding three brand new pilots to their schedule for next season earlier this month, The CW has just granted a few early renewals to some of their biggest hits. Previously, news got out that things were looking bleak for ‘Beauty and the Beast’, ‘The Carrie Diaries’, ‘Hart of Dixie’, and ‘The Tomorrow People’, and […]

  • New Images From Upcoming ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Trailer

    Posted Monday, February 17th, 2014 08:08 pm GMT -4
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    Marvel Studios is gearing up for the release of ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ as Phase Two just about hits the halfway mark when the new Marvel One-Shot ‘All Hail The King’ comes out on the ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Blu-Ray. But after the Sentinel of Liberty steps aside in preparation for ‘The Avengers: Age […]

  • First Look At ‘All-New X-Men’ Spinoff ‘Cyclops’ #1

    Posted Monday, February 17th, 2014 07:26 pm GMT -4
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    When we last checked on with the original team of X-Men that are stuck in the present in Brian Michael Bendis’ ‘All-New X-Men’, young Jean Grey had just been abducted by the Shi’ar, the Guardians of the Galaxy have offered their services in getting her back, and we learned that Corsair AKA Major Christopher Summers […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Unidentified’

    Posted Monday, February 17th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    Modern found footage movies have come a long way since ‘The Blair Witch Project’. ‘Paranormal Activity’, ‘Cloverfield’, ‘Project X’, and ‘Chronicle’ all did some very unique and exciting things with the genre, but now a new film called ‘Unidentified’ from first-time director Jason R. Miller takes another approach to the style to deliver a fun […]

  • Seek Vengeance With New ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 Trailer

    Posted Monday, February 17th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    The promotional campaign for the fourth season of ‘Game of Thrones’ is chugging right along. After getting our first proper look at the next thrilling chapter of the hit HBO fantasy drama series thanks to the first trailer released last month, we received an even more in depth peek when the behind the scenes special […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Superior Spider-Man’ #27

    Posted Sunday, February 16th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    This is it. This is finally it. We have reached the beginning of the end of ‘Superior Spider-Man’. With only four more issues left after this, one of the most original and exciting things to happen to the world of Peter Parker in a long while will come to an end as a new volume […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Winter Soldier: The Bitter March’ #1

    Posted Sunday, February 16th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Roughly three months ago, Marvel announced that the Winter Soldier would be appearing in a brand new limited series called ‘Winter Soldier: The Bitter March’ from ‘Captain America’ and ‘Uncanny Avengers’ scribe Rick Remender and artist Roland Boschi. And unlike his appearance in ‘All-New Invaders’, this story would be set in the past and would […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #26

    Posted Sunday, February 16th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4
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    Early on in Jonathan Hickman’s run on ‘Avengers’, it was declared that Earth is an Avengers World. Most recently, this was put to the test during ‘Infinity’ and now there’s even a whole new series declaring this fact on the regular. But I guess that statement has made it’s way to other universes as well […]

  • Ben Kingsley Discusses Marvel One-Shot ‘All Hail The King’

    Posted Saturday, February 15th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Last month, speculation ran wild as fans formed theories about the next Marvel One-Shot short film that would appear on the ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Blu-Ray release. Then, we learned that the short was indeed Sir Ben Kingsley’s super secret Marvel project that he teased back in October. Titled ‘All Hail The King’, the newest […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Winter’s Tale’

    Posted Friday, February 14th, 2014 06:22 pm GMT -4
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    Since Valentine’s Day is this week, it’s no surprise that many of the new movies coming out are stories of romance. Yes, there’s ‘Robocop’, but there’s always an exception to the rule. When you take out your special someone out to a night at the cinema, you have your choice of ‘About Last Night’, ‘Endless […]

  • ‘Firefly’ Producer Suggests Limited Series Revival

    Posted Friday, February 14th, 2014 03:28 pm GMT -4
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    Browncoats have held out hope that their beloved ‘Firefly’ would make a comeback somehow since Fox prematurely cancelled the fan favorite series. Sure, we got the major motion picture ‘Serenity’ and that story is being continued in the pages of Dark Horse Comics’ ‘Serenity: Leaved on the Wind’, but they’re really clamoring for a return […]