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

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  • NYCC 2013: ‘Batman: The Brave And The Bold’ Red Carpet Recap

    Posted Monday, October 21st, 2013 01:33 pm GMT -4
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      While attending this year’s New York Comic Con, we were able to attend a number of different events throughout that weekend. From panels to exclusive interviews, ScienceFiction.com was all over the convention center. But one night, we left the confines of the Javits Center and ventured over to the Paley Center For Media for an […]

  • NYCC 2013: Mulder And Scully Reunite At ‘X-Files’ Panel

    Posted Monday, October 21st, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    At last year’s New York Comic Con, the convention celebrated the 10-year anniversary of Joss Whedon’s short-lived fan-favorite show ‘Firefly’ by bringing together some of the key cast members for a delightful panel. This year, the convention paid tribute to yet another classic TV series as they brought in David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson to […]

  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Contains TWO Post-Credits Scenes

    Posted Saturday, October 19th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    When ‘Iron Man 3’ hit theaters earlier this year, some fans were ecstatic to see the reunion of the Science Bros. onscreen. However, some weren’t as happy as they could have been with Marvel Studios’ trademark post-credits scene that accompanied Tony Stark’s latest adventure. Well, once the Asgardian Avenger thunders back into cinemas next month, […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Hawkeye’ #13

    Posted Saturday, October 19th, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4
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    It’s been quite some time since we’ve last visited with Clint Barton in the pages of Matt Fraction’s ‘Hawkeye’. In the last four issues, the spotlight was shined on Kate Bishop, Barney Barton, and Lucky AKA Pizza Dog. But now after a short hiatus over the summer, we’re back with the Hawkguy himself as he […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #21

    Posted Saturday, October 19th, 2013 10:30 am GMT -4
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    It’s been a while since we’ve talked about what’s going on in ‘Infinity’, but that doesn’t mean that we here at ScienceFiction.com aren’t loving Jonathan Hickman’s incredible crossover event. For instance, that super heroic moment with Thor saving Hala from that Builder was great! Seeing the underdogs get a win like that was absolutely necessary […]

  • NYCC 2013: Exclusive Interview with Kieron Gillen

    Posted Friday, October 18th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    When Marvel announced their new Marvel NOW initiative last year, one of the most anticipated titles was ‘Young Avengers’ from indie darlings Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie. The two set out to bring one of the most popular young teams on the House of Ideas’ roster into an all-new era. Based on the reaction from […]

  • Anthony Daniels Reveals C-3PO’s Involvement In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’?

    Posted Thursday, October 17th, 2013 08:09 pm GMT -4
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    Since the announcement of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, many actors and actresses have been rumored to return. From original cast members like Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, and Harrison Ford to franchise newcomers like Benedict Cumberbatch, Saoirse Ronan, and Daniel Day-Lewis, there has been a lot of buzz about who will be appearing in J.J. Abrams’ […]

  • NYCC 2013: Exclusive Interview With Kelly Sue DeConnick

    Posted Thursday, October 17th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    At this year’s New York Comic Con, so many amazingly talented individuals from the world of comics appeared on panels and interacted with fans throughout the weekend. One comic book writer whose presence was really felt among the masses was Kelly Sue DeConnick, the creative mind behind ‘Captain Marvel’ and ‘Avengers Assemble’. Immediately after an […]

  • NYCC 2013: ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ Panel Reveals Show’s Villains & Vehicles

    Posted Thursday, October 17th, 2013 01:12 pm GMT -4
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    After the incredibly disappointing teaser trailer for ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ hit the web about a week ago, fans were worried that they’d have to wait until next year to get any real news from Lucasfilm’s new animated series. However, at this year’s New York Comic Con, we got our first look at the bad guys […]

  • NYCC 2013: ‘Women of Marvel’ Panel Spotlights Captain Marvel, She-Hulk, Loki, & More

    Posted Thursday, October 17th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    As each year passes, the increasingly popular “Women of Marvel” panel gets bigger and bigger. At this year’s New York Comic Con, it occupied one of the biggest halls that the convention center had to offer and boasted a full house to see the likes of Kelly Sue DeConnick, Sara Pichelli, Janet Lee, Stephanie Hans, Jeanie […]

  • TV Review: ‘Marvel’s Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D. : Eye Spy’

    Posted Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4
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    Hot off the news that Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ would be getting a full season order, this week’s episode might have been the weakest one yet. After a pretty awesome installment last week with ‘The Asset’, the follow up just wasn’t as strong as the one that came before it. In fact, as I was […]

  • NYCC 2013: Marvel Finished Strong With ‘Spider-Man & Friends’ Panel

    Posted Wednesday, October 16th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4
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    On the final day of this year’s New York Comic Con, Marvel went out with a bang by ending with the ‘Spider-Man & Friends’ panel. Moderated by Spidey office head honcho Steve Wacker, this gathering featured editors Ellie Pyle, Tom Brennan, Jake Thomas, and Sana Amanat, artist Humberto Ramos, and writers Kelly Sue DeConnick, Nick […]

  • NYCC 2013: Final Batch Of Cosplay Highlights

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