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

  • Clark Gregg Talks Handy Upgrades On ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 3

    Posted Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Earlier this year before the release of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron,’ Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige revealed an interesting Easter egg in all of the films of Phase Two. In a nod to ‘The Empire Strikes Back’, the second chapter of the original ‘Star Wars’ trilogy, somebody gets their arm cut off in each movie from […]

  • Jamie Alexander Teases ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Ties In ‘Captain America: Civil War’

    Posted Wednesday, July 22nd, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -4

    Just like they say on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, it’s all connected. All of Marvel Studios’ movies, short films, and TV shows (both on Netflix and network television) are all intertwined to make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe. And with each passing year, the possibility of our favorite heroes crossing over into a different franchise grows. […]

  • Disney Developing Live-Action ‘Sword In The Stone’ Film

    Posted Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    These days, it seems like a few weeks can’t go by without Walt Disney Studios announcing another live-action adaptation of one of their beloved animated films. After the success of such films as ‘Alice In Wonderland’, ‘Maleficent’, and ‘Cinderella’, the House of Mouse rolled out plans for ‘Alice: Through The Looking Glass’, ‘Beauty and the […]

  • ‘Ant-Man’ Director Reveals Film’s Original Ending

    Posted Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -4

    Scripts often evolve throughout the filmmaking process. After going through a number of drafts, sometimes the story changes during pre-production, while on the set, or in the editing room. But in the case of ‘Ant-Man’, which has been in development for the better part of a decade, this movie has gone through some changes because […]

  • ‘Ant-Man’ Editor Discusses Deleted Mischievous Montage

    Posted Tuesday, July 21st, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    After many months of speculation, True Believers were finally able to see this past weekend what parts of Edgar Wright stayed in ‘Ant-Man’ after he departed the project over creative differences. One of the most obvious things had to be Michael Pena’s hilarious montages that were definitely reminiscent of Wright’s films. There were other memorable montages […]

  • Hope Van Dyne Will Be “A Very Big Part” Of Future Marvel Movies

    Posted Monday, July 20th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    Who would have thought that we would live in a world where an Ant-Man movie was better than an Avengers movie? Despite both having their flaws (with ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ arguably having bigger ones), Peyton Reed’s Phase Two finale just ended up being more fun. And based on some recent comments from the man […]

  • Tilda Swinton Shares Her Excitement For Upcoming ‘Doctor Strange’ Role

    Posted Sunday, July 19th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -4

    Tilda Swinton has had some interesting roles throughout her career. From ‘The Beach’ to ‘Vanilla Sky’ to ‘Michael Clayton’ to ‘Snowpiercer’ to ‘The Chronicles of Narnia’ series and much more, the award-winning actress certainly isn’t afraid to explore new creative avenues by taking on unique projects. And this weekend, she does it again in Amy […]

  • Joss Whedon Responds To Some ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Black Widow Criticism

    Posted Saturday, July 18th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -4

    While True Believers around the world largely enjoyed it, there are certainly a few things worth criticizing in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ From bigger problems like plot holes to slightly smaller ones like not enough James Spader, Joss Whedon’s second outing with Earth’s Mightiest Heroes didn’t match up to his first go in a few ways. […]

  • Movie Review: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past – Rogue Cut’

    Posted Friday, July 17th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -4

    Despite having low expectations initially due to the last few flops in the franchise, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ turned out to be one of my favorite films of 2014. The epic Marvel mutant movie saw Bryan Singer return to the director’s chair and he brought some of his original cast from 2000 with him. […]

  • Lego Reveals New ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Character

    Posted Friday, July 17th, 2015 11:00 am GMT -4

    Though they didn’t bring any new footage from the movie to San Diego Comic-Con, the cast and crew of ;Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ still pulled the curtain back on the next adventure from a galaxy far, far away thanks to an amazing behind the scenes reel. However, a toy company may have recently jumped the […]

  • SDCC 2015: ‘Arrow’ Star Stephen Amell Hints At Future WWE Involvement

    Posted Thursday, July 16th, 2015 10:00 am GMT -4

    When Comic-Con International invades San Diego every year, the city is fully enveloped by the massive pop culture convention. It has gotten to the point that panels and meet-ups have spilled out beyond the convention center campus to places like the surrounding bars or hotels and even PetCo Field. In recent years, some of the […]

  • Don’t Expect An ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Director’s Cut From Joss Whedon

    Posted Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Since Bryan Singer has returned to the helm of 20th Century Fox’s X-Men film franchise, he’s been cleaning things up left and right. Thanks to ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, the filmmaker put the Marvel mutant movies back on track with his epic time-traveling adventure. He’s even tweaking it even more with the recently released […]

  • Has Han Solo’s ‘Star Wars Anthology’ Film Plot Been Revealed?

    Posted Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 05:14 pm GMT -4

    Before J.J. Abrams and the Lucasfilm crew took the stage at San Diego Comic-Con where they blew the fans away with the incredible behind the scenes reel for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, some other huge news came out from a galaxy far, far away. We learned last week that Christopher Miller and Phil Lord […]

  • Paul McGann Returns To ‘Doctor Who’ In New Comic Mini-Series

    Posted Tuesday, July 14th, 2015 05:20 pm GMT -4

    At last year’s New York Comic Con, Titan Comics announced plans to expand their line of ‘Doctor Who’ comics. In addition to their popular 10th and 11th Doctor titles, The publisher shared that a 12th Doctor series featuring the latest regeneration of the Time Lord portrayed by Peter Capaldi, however, they really made waves when […]

  • Who Will Be The Four Horsemen In ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’?

    Posted Monday, July 13th, 2015 08:00 pm GMT -4

    During 20th Century Fox’s Hall H panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, some major bombs were dropped. Arguably the biggest one was the ‘Deadpool’ trailer, but there was some juicy new information about Bryan Singer’s ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ also. Prior to the panel, the director revealed the first look at Oscar Isaac as En Sabah Nur […]