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

  • Lou Ferrigno Asks Bryan About His Diet In New ‘Comic Book Men’ Clip

    Posted Monday, October 7th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    AMC has renewed Kevin Smith’s ‘Comic Book Men’ for a third season, which is set to begin airing next week. Despite being moved to a midnight timeslot, it’s still alive and kicking and ready to back up ‘The Walking Dead’ and ‘Talking Dead’ on Sunday nights. And to promote the first episode of the new […]

  • George R.R. Martin Teases “Purple Wedding” In ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 4

    Posted Monday, October 7th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4
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    Not another one! The last time HBO’s critically acclaimed fantasy drama ‘Game of Thrones’ had a wedding, the fandom was in pieces for weeks. In fact, I’ll bet there are still people out there who are still torn up about seeing the “Red Wedding”. Regardless, we’ll have to suck it up and prepare for whatever […]

  • Skye Starts Training In New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Clip

    Posted Monday, October 7th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    Despite ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ slipping in the ratings since it’s debut on ABC, the first live action television series set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe isn’t down and out yet. In fact, the cast looks to be preparing for a fight in the latest clip for the next episode, titled ‘The Asset’. The clip features […]

  • Karen Gillan Discusses Her “Evil, Sadistic, & Amazing” Role In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Monday, October 7th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Many Marvel fans are buzzing about ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, but mostly because they know very little about it. Even fans of the comics aren’t exactly sure what to expect since the cosmic side of the Marvel Universe isn’t an area that’s explored frequently by every reader. But luckily the cast is out and about […]

  • WWE Superstar Ryback Wants To Be A Comic Book Movie Villain

    Posted Sunday, October 6th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    World Wrestling Entertainment has gone far beyond the squared circle. Years after names like Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, and Rowdy Roddy Piper appeared in movies, professional wrestlers of today like John Cena, Randy Orton, Triple H, The Miz, and The Big Show have all made the jump to the big screen with varying levels […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘The Star Wars’ #2

    Posted Saturday, October 5th, 2013 01:30 pm GMT -4
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    This week, ‘Star Wars’ fans can continue to look into the world of “What If?” as the second issue of ‘The Star Wars’ has finally hit shelves. Dark Horse’s newest book from the Lucasverse written by J.W. Rinzler adapts George Lucas’ first draft of the film that eventually became ‘Star Wars: Episode IV – A […]

  • ‘First Trailer For ‘I, Frankenstein’

    Posted Friday, October 4th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4
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    In April of last year, we got our fist glimpse of Aaron Eckhart as the modern day version of Frankenstein’s monster in Stuart Beattie’s adaptation of ‘I, Frankenstein’. Since then, we’ve gotten a few promo posters and a release date change, but now we finally have the very first footage of the film in the […]

  • First Official Clip From ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Posted Friday, October 4th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4
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    We’re a little more than a month away from the premiere of the next chapter in Marvel’s Phase Two where we catch up with the Asgardian Avenger in ‘Thor: The Dark World’. Naturally, we’ve been getting a ton of promotional material to hype the release of the new film. Hell, you’ll even get to meet […]

  • The Khalessi Appears Beside New Daario Naharis In ‘Game of Thrones’ Set Photos

    Posted Friday, October 4th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4
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    As each season of ‘Game of Thrones’ passes, we’re introduced to countless new faces throughout the Seven Kingdoms. However, a few familiar faces have changed drastically in HBO’s critically acclaimed fantasy based on the works of George R.R. Martin. Previously, we learned that a few roles have been recast for the new season. Among them […]

  • Daniel Day-Lewis Meeting About ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’?

    Posted Friday, October 4th, 2013 11:00 am GMT -4
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    As each week goes by, there is no shortage of ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ rumors. While there ended up being some truth to the rumor of Saoirse Ronan being involved in the upcoming film, there’s still no hard evidence supporting Benedict Cumberbatch’s involvement. Now, another big name in Hollywood is being associated with J.J. Abrams’ […]

  • James Spader Discusses His Involvement & Preparations For ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Friday, October 4th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4
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    The world is seeing a lot of James Spader these days. Sure, they could be watching ‘Pretty In Pink’ again or checking out reruns of ‘Boston Legal’ and ‘The Office’, but the actor recently started on a new drama on NBC called ‘The Blacklist’, so he’s everywhere promoting that show. However, the biggest news surrounding […]

  • J.J. Abrams Apologizes For Lens Flares

    Posted Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4
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    Fans give filmmaker J.J. Abrams a lot of flack for a certain technique that he utilizes in his movies very often. Obviously, we’re not talking about his R2-D2 cameos, but rather the frequent lens flares that are constantly present in whatever he’s got going on. As it turns out, he knows that he has a […]

  • Who’s The Real Villain In ‘Thor: The Dark World’?

    Posted Thursday, October 3rd, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4
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    Next month, the Asgardian Avenger returns to Midgard as ‘Thor: The Dark World’ finally hits theaters worldwide. And thanks to the plethora of stills, promos, and trailers that we’ve been receiving to hype up the release, fans have a pretty good idea what’s going on in Thor’s next feature film directed by Alan Taylor. However, […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: 0-8-4”

    Posted Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013 10:10 pm GMT -4
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    With the pilot airing last week, the world has finally been permitted behind the curtain and into the lives of the faceless black suits of the Marvel Universe in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC. Now with the first episode in the history books and polarizing audiences, we’re ready to catch the second mission for Agent […]

  • ‘Pacific Rim’ Grossed More Than Any Other Original Live-Action Film This Year So Far

    Posted Sunday, September 29th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4
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    Everyone likes to complain that there are no original ideas in Hollywood anymore. It seems like there are only remakes, reboots, adaptations, reimaginings, sequels, prequels, and all that jazz, but the truth is that all of these films based on preexisting properties dominate the box office year after year. That’s why studios are more inclined to […]