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

  • Preview ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4 With New Special

    Posted Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5

    The buzz about the next season of ‘Game of Thrones’ is growing. Since the first trailer dropped earlier this month, various cast members have been out and about talking about season four of HBO’s hit fantasy drama based on George R.R. Martin’s popular book series. But we fans won’t have to wait until April to […]

  • Jonah Hill & Saturday Night Live Spoof ‘Her’

    Posted Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    Spike Jonze’s latest film ‘Her’ has been getting critical acclaim everywhere. After scoring numerous awards for best original screenplay, best score, and even best film, the unorthodox futuristic love story starring Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson has been nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Writing (Original Screenplay). But you can tell […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Spotlight: Drax The Destroyer

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5

    Our spotlight series on the characters featured in the upcoming James Gunn film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ continues with a piece on the muscle of the group, Drax the Destroyer. Forged by the fire of revenge, the man once known as Arthur Douglas became a champion intended to take down Thanos and now you can […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘All-New Invaders’ #1

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 07:30 pm GMT -5

    Back when All-New Marvel NOW was announced, ‘All-New Invaders’ was the first new title debuted along with ‘Inhuman’. In this new series from Eisner Award-winning writer James Robinson, the World War II era team known as the Invaders are brought together once again, but this time in the modern day for a sort of war […]

  • Maria Hill Will Appear In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    S.H.I.E.L.D. is totally in this season. With ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ making a splash on ABC and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ bringing the global peace-keeping organization into the spotlight, it’s safe to say that we’ll be seeing the agency quite a bit throughout the remainder of Phase Two all the way to ‘The Avengers: Age […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #25

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5

    There is so much crazy stuff going on in Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ right now. It’s gotten so crazy that the action had to spinoff into ‘Avengers World’ and Nick Spencer had to step in to help carry the load of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes. However, that doesn’t mean that the writer has skipped a beat. Even […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers World’ #2

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 10:30 am GMT -5

    Smasher is quickly becoming one of my favorite Avengers. Her humble beginnings, never give up attitude, and her comedic moments with various Avengers are often the highlights of whatever books she pops up in. While we learned about her origins back in ‘Avengers’ #5, we get more of where she came from in the latest […]

  • Aaron Paul Has Met With Ron Howard About ‘The Dark Tower’

    Posted Sunday, January 26th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5

    There have been some major ups and downs for Ron Howard’s adaptation of Stephen King’s book series ‘The Dark Tower’. After two studios passed on the ambitious endeavor that included three films and a television series, it seemed like the project was at the end of it’s rope. However, about four months ago, the director […]

  • Bryan Singer Teases “Something Big” For ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past

    Posted Friday, January 24th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5

    It has been over two months since we’ve last seen footage from ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. Since the trailer was released back in October, we’ve gotten some official stills and behind the scenes peeks at the upcoming Bryan Singer film, but none of that is a suitable substitute for actual footage from the film. […]

  • Sacha Baron Cohen In Talks For ‘Alice In Wonderland’ Sequel

    Posted Friday, January 24th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5

    Back in December of 2012, after the success of Tim Burton’s ‘Alice In Wonderland’ that drew in over $1 billion worldwide, Disney brought on Linda Woolverton to pen a sequel to the semi-sequel to their 1951 animated classic. For a while, things were quiet when it came to another trip down the rabbit hole, but […]

  • TV Review: ‘Arrow: Blind Spot’

    Posted Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 09:05 pm GMT -5

    After a pretty lackluster episode last week, ‘Arrow’ returns with a much more interesting episode that brought some ancillary characters into the spotlight. In fact, those supporting character storylines might have actually outshined whatever Oliver, Laurel, and Brother Blood were doing. In this week’s episode, Arrow joins Laurel’s crusade against Sebastian Blood, who she has […]

  • There Will Be No Stan Lee Cameo In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 04:13 pm GMT -5

    Whenever someone thinks of Marvel Comics, one of the first names that pops into people’s heads is Stan Lee. The legendary comic book icon even made the jump along with the heroes that he created as he has appeared in every Marvel Studios film to date. He’s even lined up a cameo for ‘Agents of […]

  • ‘Game of Thrones’ Stars Tease Exciting Season 4 Character Details

    Posted Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5

    It’s a very exciting time to be a ‘Game of Thrones’ fan. After the first official trailer hit the web last week and was played over 13 million times so far and many of the stars are out and about for various award season activities talking about what’s to come in the HBO fantasy drama’s upcoming fourth […]

  • ‘The Fantastic Four’ Testing Cast By End Of The Month

    Posted Thursday, January 23rd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5

    All throughout 2013, news has slowly been leaking out regarding the remake of ‘The Fantastic Four’ under the direction of ‘Chronicle’ helmer Josh Trank. As far back as May, there were early talks of casting that placed Michael B. Jordan and Allison Williams as Johnny and Sue Storm AKA the Human Torch and the Invisible […]

  • Mark Ruffalo Discusses ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ & Solo Hulk Movie

    Posted Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5

    While the comic book version of Bruce Banner gears up for a new beginning later this year as part of the All-New Marvel NOW event, we sadly aren’t likely to see his big green alter ego on the big screen for some time. Mark Ruffalo has confirmed in the past and has said that the […]