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

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers Arena’ #13

    Posted Saturday, August 17th, 2013 12:30 pm GMT -4 by
    This issue has been a long time coming. Since ‘Avengers Arena’ began, the readers have wondered what the outside world thought about the missing kids. Someone had to have noticed that they were gone, right? Well, after twelve issues, we’re finally going to dig into that...
  • Movie Review: ‘Kick-Ass 2’

    Posted Saturday, August 17th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    When ‘Kick-Ass’ came out in 2010, it introduced the world to the idea that anybody can be a superhero. Now, with the release of ‘Kick-Ass 2’, characters such as Hit-Girl and Red Mist (who goes by the moniker The Mother F***er) have something deeper to say. While there’s...
  • ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Release Date Pushed Back

    Posted Friday, August 16th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Michael Bay and Jonathan Liebesman’s reboot of ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ has had a good bit of controversy since it was announced. It seems like every step of the process from casting Megan Fox to changing the name and characters to just ‘Ninja Turtles’ and then...
  • Vin Diesel Launching Sci-Fi Franchise ‘Soldiers of the Sun’

    Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After the success of the ‘Fast & Furious’ franchise, Vin Diesel is a highly sought after man. Besides working on the seventh installment of the series in the fall, he has a number of sci-fi and fantasy projects on his schedule. First, there’s ‘Riddick’ next month...
  • How To Make ‘Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones’ Not Suck

    Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2013 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Whenever conversations about ‘Star Wars’ come up these days, people are mostly talking about the upcoming ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ from J.J. Abrams. Sometimes there’s even chatter about the new animated series, ‘Star Wars: Rebels’. But somewhere in the world someone...
  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson Talks ‘Kick-Ass 2’, ‘Godzilla’, And ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s been three years since we’ve last seen Kick-Ass onscreen, and the creator of the comic book Mark Millar has always been confidant that we’d get a sequel, but by the sounds of things, there was a little doubt about whether or not Dave and Mindy would get to team up...
  • ‘Harry Potter’ Star Ian Hart Joins ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Thursday, August 15th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    After recently introducing the whole team to the world, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ has started adding more cast members. While currently shooting the series’ first season, the Joss Whedon created show brought in David Conrad of ‘The Ghost Whisperer’ and ‘Roswell’...
  • Sony Picks Up Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Chappie’

    Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 06:31 pm GMT -4 by
    When Neill Blomkamp exploded onto the scene with his first feature film ‘District 9’, audiences were enamored with his fresh, original ideas and exemplary character design, so naturally his next film was highly anticipated. However, his sophomore effort ‘Elysium’ just...
  • Jeff Wadlow & Christopher Mintz-Plasse Discuss Omitting Scenes From ‘Kick-Ass 2’

    Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 06:30 pm GMT -4 by
    WARNING: There are some minor spoilers ahead for the comic and movie versions of ‘Kick-Ass 2’. Nothing to do with the plot, but some might consider this information to be spoilers. Whenever a story crosses over into another medium, there are bound to be changes. This is...
  • RDJ Cracks Up In ‘Iron Man 3’ Blooper Reel

    Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    There are very few inhabitants of the Marvel Universe that are as slick as Tony Stark. Likewise, his real world counterpart Robert Downey Jr. is as suave and quick-witted as they come. But both men can be very goofy at times and the latest video to make it’s way online from...
  • Chris Evans Talks ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ & ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Over the weekend, Disney fans from all over the globe gathered in Anaheim for the annual D23 Expo, the House of Mouse’s version of Comic-Con. All the branches of the Walt’s family tree were proudly on display at the convention center, including Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Marvel....
  • Juliette Lewis Joins M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘Wayward Pines’

    Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s been over six months since we’ve last heard about M. Night Shyamalan’s upcoming ‘Twin Peaks’-esque limited series on Fox titled ‘Wayward Pines’. Based on the best-selling novel by Blake Crouch, the ‘After Earth’ director will be executive producing the...
  • More Mysterious Details About ‘Tomorrowland’ Emerge At D23

    Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    News first broke in mid-2012 that director Brad Bird and writer Damon Lindelof were teaming up for a highly secretive sci-fi movie going by the code name ‘1952’. Then, earlier this year, it was revealed the true title of the project was revealed as ‘Tomorrowland’, along...
  • Max Landis Reveals What His ‘Chronicle’ Sequel Would Have Been

    Posted Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Last month, the news dropped that Fox is moving forward with the sequel to ‘Chronicle’ without writer Max Landis. When he took to Twitter to talk about what would have been, the son of veteran director John Landis mentioned that he was taking the story in a much darker direction....
  • Extended Trailer For ‘Gravity’ Shows More Space Mayhem

    Posted Tuesday, August 13th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    When Sony began to promote Alfonso Cuaron’s ‘Gravity’, they took a very unconventional approach to the trailers. Rather than cutting together a string of scenes to show the narrative of the film, the studio released a few complete and incredibly filmed one-take shots that...