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

  • Joss Whedon Expresses Frustration Over Agent Coulson’s “Death”

    Posted Monday, April 20th, 2015 01:19 pm GMT -4

    A general rule in comic books is that no one really stays dead for long except Uncle Ben, Bruce Wayne’s parents, and the planet Krypton. Now that these stories are making the jump from the page to the screen, it seems that the rule has carried over into comic book movies and shows as well. […]

  • Author Sues Joss Whedon & Drew Goddard Over ‘The Cabin In The Woods’

    Posted Sunday, April 19th, 2015 08:31 pm GMT -4

    Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard have got to be on some intense highs right now. Though the duo has found much success with their work in the past, they both worked on some major Marvel projects recently that have fans and critics alike swooning. True Believers everywhere are singing the praises of ‘Daredevil,’ which was created […]

  • New Videos Go Behind The Scenes Of ‘Deadpool’

    Posted Friday, April 17th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Since Ryan Reynolds revealed the first official look at his costume last month, we’ve been getting more and more goodies from the set of ‘Deadpool’. Casting announcements and teaser photos are coming out faster than Wade Wilson can talk, but the best thing had to be the April Fool’s Day video that unveiled the film’s […]

  • Marvel Studios Doesn’t Fully Own The Rights To The Hulk

    Posted Friday, April 17th, 2015 05:11 pm GMT -4

    It’s a very exciting time to be a fan of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. With ‘Daredevil’ being a hit on Netflix, business picking up on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, and ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ hitting theaters in two weeks, True Believers have a lot to be excited about. However, if you’re a Hulk fan, we have […]

  • First ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Trailer Leaked Online

    Posted Friday, April 17th, 2015 09:00 am GMT -4

    This week has been absolutely insane if you’re a fan of superhero movies. With every passing day, more and more people finish Marvel’s ‘Daredevil’ on Netflix and realize how awesome it is. Then, the promotional blitz for ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ has been fully kicked into gear with a number of clips, interviews, featurettes, and […]

  • Analysis: New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Teaser Declares We’re Home

    Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Star Wars Celebration kicked off in a big way today. During the first panel of the convention that featured faces both old and new from a galaxy far, far away, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and director J.J. Abrams debuted the latest teaser for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. And thanks to the wonders of the […]

  • ‘Captain Marvel’ May Have Found Its Writers

    Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Marvel Studios is finally starting to branch off into some rather unexpected territory. After delivering some of the company’s most popular characters to the big screen like Iron Man, Captain America, Thor, and the Hulk, True Believers are starting to see a rather obscure, yet very interesting collection of heroes coming their way. By far, ‘Guardians […]

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

    Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 09:30 am GMT -4

    In the world of professional wrestling, a spotfest is a match with a ton of exciting moments. There could be some death-defying stunts, hard-hitting blows, and surprise finishing maneuvers from out of nowhere all over the place in a spotfest. Essentially, it’s a highlight reel of sorts. New Japan Pro Wrestling’s The Young Bucks (who […]

  • First Teaser For ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’ Released

    Posted Thursday, April 16th, 2015 08:00 am GMT -4

    Up until this point, the majority of what we’ve been seeing from ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice‘ has been set photos and promo pictures. Though there have been some unauthorized videos from the set, no official footage has been released yet. But now the wait is finally over and fans can finally lay eyes on […]

  • Look Who Joins The Party In New ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Clips

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ coming to a theater near you in two weeks, Marvel has been releasing a plethora of things to get the world hyped for the next adventure starring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes including clips, featurettes, and TV spots. As we’ve seen many times before, Marvel Studios has never been shy about sharing footage from […]

  • ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Featurette Examines Our Enemy’s Origins

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -4

      If you’re a Marvel fan, you’re probably preoccupied at the moment by ‘Daredevil,’ an incredible series that is currently streaming on Netflix. But Matt Murdock’s struggle against Wilson Fisk isn’t the only shiny, new piece of the Marvel Cinematic Universe coming our way in the near future. In only a few short weeks, Joss Whedon […]

  • Kevin Feige Explains How ‘Ant-Man’ Connects To The MCU

    Posted Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    Considering that Edgar Wright had begun pre-production on ‘Ant-Man‘ before a Marvel Cinematic Universe ever existed, fans have probably been wondering how the film featuring Hank Pym and Scott Lang would co-exist alongside films like ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier,’ ‘Guardians of the Galaxy,’ and ‘The Avengers.’ Previously, a rumor stated that there was a connection between the upcoming […]

  • Olivia Munn (Psy)Locked In For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Director Bryan Singer is currently deep into casting ‘X-Men: Apocalypse.’ Similar to the process of last year’s ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past,’ it seems like the filmmaker behind a few of the best installments of Fox’s mutant Marvel movies reveals a new character or some other interesting from the production every few days. Recently, we learned that […]

  • Mystery Woman Cut From ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Tuesday, April 14th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Filmmaking is a very collaborative process. A movie evolves as it goes through the stages of production and things tend to change often. A line may be cut from the script, a cool shot may be cut from the theatrical version, or a character may be cut from the whole thing all together. And following […]

  • Kevin Feige Reveals MCU Spider-Man Details

    Posted Monday, April 13th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    About two months ago, Spider-Man returned home. Although there were some caveats here and there with Sony Pictures, the bottom line is that the friendly neighborhood web-slinger can now appear in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. But many True Believers have wondered since that day which version of Spider-Man will we see in 2017? Will it […]