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

  • Exclusive Interview With Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, & Cassandra Clare of ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ – Part 1

    Posted Friday, August 23rd, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this month, the stars of ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’ Lily Collins and Jamie Campbell Bower travelled the country with series author Cassandra Clare on a mall tour to promote their upcoming movie. One of their stops was in Philadelphia at the Franklin...
  • Joss Whedon Talks About His Problems With ‘The Empire Strikes Back’

    Posted Friday, August 23rd, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    ‘Star Wars’ is a hot topic these days because of J.J. Abrams’ ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’, but all that talk has lead many to revisit other aspects of the Lucasfilm franchise such as the original trilogy. And despite being busy with ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ and ‘The...
  • First Trailer For ‘Fright Night 2: New Blood’

    Posted Friday, August 23rd, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    While the 2011 remake of ‘Fright Night’ starring Colin Farrell, Anton Yelchin, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, and David Tennant was pretty good, I don’t think you’ll find too many people who would say that it needed a sequel like the original Tom Holland film. However, some...
  • Ben Affleck Lands Batman Role In ‘Man Of Steel’ Sequel

    Posted Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 11:05 pm GMT -4 by
    At this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Zack Snyder shocked the world by revealing that the Last Son of Krypton and the Dark Knight would be sharing the screen in the sequel to this summer’s ‘Man of Steel’. Since the announcement, much speculation began to circulate about...
  • New ‘Lego Marvel Superheroes’ Trailer From Gamescom

    Posted Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Legos have certainly been a popular plaything for children for decades, but over the past few years, the building blocks company has started to expand to video games and movies, including the upcoming major motion picture ‘The Lego Movie’ starring Chris Pratt, Morgan Freeman,...
  • Bradley Cooper Offered Rocket Raccoon Role In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 02:14 pm GMT -4 by
    James Gunn and his crew have been hard at work on the upcoming Marvel Phase Two film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ across the pond in London for about a month now give or take. Before they really got under way, the director made a quick stop at Hall H for San Diego Comic-Con...
  • Joss Whedon Hints At Ultron Changes In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    During Marvel Studios’ panel at this year’s Comic-Con, Joss Whedon shocked the world, including some of his own actors, when he announced that the sequel to the massively successful film ‘The Avengers’ would be titled ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. After sharing...
  • Victoria Summer Joins ‘Transformers 4’

    Posted Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When we last heard about ‘Transformers 4’ earlier this month, Michael Bay and company were in Detroit, which was made up to look like Hong Kong. Spotted on set were stars Mark Wahlberg and Stanley Tucci, but the latest news tells us that an up and coming actress will soon...
  • Movie Review: ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’

    Posted Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    When I first got word of ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones’, I was expecting a ‘Twilight’ knockoff capitalizing on the popularity of supernatural young adult novel adaptations based on the inclusion of werewolves, vampires, and a love triangle. However, as I sat...
  • The God of Thunder Strikes Disneyland To Promote ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Posted Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this year, we learned that Disney would begin to integrate Marvel’s superheroes into their theme parks. Shortly after that, Stark Industries brought a new exhibit to Innoventions in Tomorrowland that showcased the Iron Man technology. Then, at this year’s D23 Expo,...
  • William Shatner Rallies For A New ‘Star Trek’ TV Series

    Posted Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    A whole new generation of sci-fi fans has been introduced to ‘Star Trek’ thanks to the Paramount films from J.J. Abrams (who has since jumped to the dark side for ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’). However, the starship Enterprise and it’s crew first came to prominence in the...
  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Preview Features New Footage

    Posted Wednesday, August 21st, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    At this rate, no one is going to need to buy the ‘Iron Man 3’ DVD or Blu-Ray. We’ve already seen a few of the deleted scenes and the exclusive ‘Agent Carter’ One-Shot short film pop up online, but now another special feature has found it’s way online as well. Aside...
  • Latest ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Featurette Spotlights Agent Coulson

    Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Recently, ABC and Marvel Studios has been introducing the world to cast of characters that will be appearing in the upcoming show ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ through a series of vignettes that focus on each member of Agent Phil Coulson’s new team. Through these videos, we’ve...
  • Edgar Wright Explains Ultron’s Absence In ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    At this year’s San Diego Comic Con, Joss Whedon shocked the world when he revealed that the title of the next movie featuring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes was titled ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Upon hearing that, many assumed that Ant-Man would be involved, but the director...
  • New Clip From Marvel One-Shot ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 04:02 pm GMT -4 by
    At this rate, we’ll have seen all the ‘Iron Man 3’ special features before the DVDs and Blu-Rays even hit the stores! Recently, we’ve had a few serious and comedic deleted scenes from the film hit the web. Now, we have a new clip from the Marvel One-Shot short film,...