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

  • What A Lovely Day!: The Visual Effects of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’

    Posted Thursday, June 4th, 2015 03:52 pm GMT -5

    Now that the world has laid it’s eyes on the gloriousness that is ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’, very few people (outside of the realm of butt hurt “men’s rights activists” who have a problem with badass women being prominently featured in an awesome action movie) have an unkind word to say about George Miller’s return […]

  • Will The Second ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Movie Star Boba Fett AND Han Solo?

    Posted Thursday, June 4th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5

    Ever since it was announced in 2012 that there would be at least three ‘Star Wars’ spinoffs in addition to the new trilogy starting with ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, rumors have been circulating that said two of the movies would spotlight two of the most popular characters in a galaxy far, far away: Han Solo […]

  • Warner Bros. Announces James Wan As ‘Aquaman’ Director

    Posted Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5

    Australian filmmaker James Wan has had quite the career. After building himself up as a horror movie staple with ‘Saw’, ‘Insidious’, and ‘The Conjuring’, he took the reins of the ‘Fast and Furious’ franchise from Justin Lin and delivered the most successful installment in terms of box office revenue and critical acclaim with ‘Furious 7’. […]

  • Nick Fury Won’t Appear In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5

    ‘Captain America: Civil War’ is almost bursting at the seams with cast members. Besides franchise stars Chris Evans, Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Scarlett Johansson, Frank Grillo, and Emily VanCamp returning to reprise their roles from ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, old and new faces from all over the Marvel Cinematic Universe like Robert Downey Jr., […]

  • New ‘Ant-Man’ TV Spot Showcases More Humor

    Posted Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015 11:58 am GMT -5

    True Believers are always anxiously awaiting the next film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Usually we’d have to wait a number of months in between Marvel Studios theatrical offerings, but we only had to wait a couple of months this year since ‘Ant-Man’ is hitting theaters a mere two months after ‘Avengers: Age of […]

  • Luke Mitchell Promoted To ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Series Regular

    Posted Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5

    The second season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ introduced a number of different things from the House of Ideas’ vast mythology to the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Most notable of course was the Inhumans, an ancient race of people with extraordinary powers. They played an especially large role in the life of Skye (or Daisy Johnson) since […]

  • Eddie Redmayne Officially Starring In ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’

    Posted Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 09:00 am GMT -5

    Earlier this year, casting for the pre-Harry Potter wizarding film ‘Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them’ was in full swing. The movie directed by David Yates and written by J.K. Rowling was said to be looking at a number of actors to star as Newt Scamander, the magizoologist who went on to pen one […]

  • WWE Superstar Sheamus Confirms ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2’ Role

    Posted Monday, June 1st, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5

    The Superstars and Divas of World Wrestling Entertainment are no strangers to evolution. After all, they all grow and change as their careers progress. At times they can be the most valiant heroes, but down the line they could be wronged in some way and be turned into the fiercest of villains. We’ve seen it […]

  • From Starling City To Suplex City: Stephen Amell Competing In The WWE?

    Posted Monday, June 1st, 2015 04:00 pm GMT -5

    When he isn’t defending the DC Universe on The CW as the star of ‘Arrow’ or helping some heroes in a half shell in New York City as Casey Jones in the upcoming ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 2,’ Stephen Amell is a proud member of the WWE Universe. The actor frequently shares his love of World […]

  • ‘The Wicked + The Divine’ Optioned For Development By Universal TV

    Posted Monday, June 1st, 2015 12:00 pm GMT -5

    About three months ago, comic book power couple Matt Fraction and Kelly Sue DeConnick made the monumental announcement that they would be getting into the TV business thanks to a new partnership with Universal Television. The duo formed the production company Milkfed Criminal Masterminds under this two-year deal to develop their award-winning comics as original […]

  • Game Over For ‘Tron 3’ At Disney

    Posted Saturday, May 30th, 2015 11:55 am GMT -5

    Earlier this year, fans looking to return to the Grid received some good news as Walt Disney Pictures was gearing up for ‘Tron 3’ to shoot in Vancouver under the direction of Joseph Kosinski. Later, reports emerged stating that ‘Tron: Legacy’ stars Garrett Hedlund and Olivia Wilde would reprise their roles as Sam Flynn and […]

  • No Kang The Conqueror In The Marvel Cinematic Universe… For Now

    Posted Friday, May 29th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -5

    Despite reacquiring a number of characters for such projects as ‘Daredevil,’ finding loopholes for Quicksilver and the Scarlet Witch in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ and making a deal with Sony Pictures for ‘Spider-Man,’ Marvel Studios still doesn’t have access to many of the most iconic heroes and villains in the House of Ideas pantheon. It’s a well known […]

  • See The Team’s Powers With New ‘Fantastic Four’ Footage

    Posted Friday, May 22nd, 2015 04:48 pm GMT -5

    It’s never too early to start planning your trip to the movies, even if the movie doesn’t come out until the end of the summer. At least that’s what 20th Century Fox and MovieTickets.com think because thanks to their latest advertisement, you can get a new look at their upcoming ‘Fantastic Four’ reboot. Fans have […]

  • Another Classic ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Character Appearing In Sequel?

    Posted Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5

    Last month, Stephen Amell traded in his bow and arrow for a golf bag filled with bats, pipes, and other weapons to join the sequel to last year’s ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles‘ reboot starring Megan Fox and produced by Michael Bay as Casey Jones, a heroic companion of the heroes in a half shell. However, new […]

  • Choose Your Player With New ‘Pixels’ Trailer

    Posted Tuesday, May 19th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5

    Throughout his career, Chris Columbus has introduced the world to some of the most memorable characters in all of cinematic history. From writing ‘Gremlins’ and ‘The Goonies’ to directing ‘Home Alone’, ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’, and the first two chapters in the ‘Harry Potter’ series, the filmmaker has implanted himself in the childhoods of generations of movie […]