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

  • Live Action ‘Captain Planet’ Movie Moving Forward At Sony

    Posted Friday, June 28th, 2013 04:58 pm GMT -4 by
    It’s been talked about since the 90s since the show ended, but now it appears that ‘Captain Planet and the Planeteers’ is finally getting a live action feature film. After the last attempt to get the right powers to combine with the Cartoon Network fell through, producers...
  • Why Is Vin Diesel Meeting With Marvel?

    Posted Friday, June 28th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    With Phase Two well under way and Phase Three already in sight on the horizon, Marvel Studios is making some big moves. In addition to being hard at work on films like ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, and ‘Ant-Man’, they’ve already...
  • ‘Asteroids’ Producer Labels Film A “Space Opera”

    Posted Friday, June 28th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    While comic books seem to be the most popular places that Hollywood goes to for adaptation materials these days, video games certainly are not being overlooked. With things like ‘Assassin’s Creed’, ‘Halo’, ‘Gears of War’, ‘Tomb Raider’, and even ‘Ratchet...
  • ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ Crew Member Releases Behind The Scenes Video

    Posted Thursday, June 27th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Good news for all you die-hard fans of  ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’ out there. No, there’s nothing new in the works, but a former crew member from the show has provided the internet with a blast from the past in the form of a never-before-seen 31-minute long behind the...
  • ‘Kick- Ass 2’ Viral Video Invites You To Join The Fight

    Posted Thursday, June 27th, 2013 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Though recent events have lead star Jim Carrey to step back from ‘Kick-Ass 2’ and it’s promotion, his character Colonel Stars and Stripes, along with Kick-Ass, Hit-Girl, and the rest of Justice Forever are looking for some new recruits to join the fight. On the new website...
  • Two Actors Up For Lead In Fox’s ‘Frankenstein’

    Posted Thursday, June 27th, 2013 08:30 am GMT -4 by
    Different versions of fairy tales and classic monsters have been all the rage as of late, so it’s not surprising that every studio is trying to find some new way to present characters like Cinderella, Snow White, the Wolfman, and more. Earlier this year, Fox announced that...
  • Josh Helman Joins ‘X-Men: Days Of Future Past’

    Posted Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 08:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Bryan Singer’s return to the X-Men franchise with ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ was big from the start, but the director had to go and make it bigger. Not only was he planning to include the stars of Matthew Vaughn’s ‘X-Men: First Class’, but he pulled in a...
  • First Clip From ‘Pacific Rim’ Debuts On The Late Show

    Posted Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    So far, we’ve gotten a healthy dose of the incredible Idris Elba in the various trailers that have been released for Guillermo Del Toro’s upcoming giant monster flick, ‘Pacific Rim’. In more than one of those spots, he’s declared that they’re “cancelling the apocalypse”,...
  • ‘Independence Day 2’ Will Feature Gay Character

    Posted Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    During the recent talks of the sequel to the 1996 blockbuster ‘Independence Day’, it has been revealed that while Jeff Goldblum and Bill Pullman, who have both expressed interest in the project, are expected to return, Will Smith most definitely will not. Despite the biggest...
  • ‘Doctor Strange’ Being Built As “Hub” Of Marvel’s Phase Three

    Posted Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After Marvel Studios put out their first film back in 2008, Iron Man was the rock of the franchise. He was the MVP, if you will. Tony Stark appeared in his own films, which brought in a considerable amount of buzz, but he also popped up in other corners of the Marvel Cinematic...
  • S.H.I.E.L.D. Debuting New Base In ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’

    Posted Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division have had a number of base facilities. In ‘The Avengers’, when one was destroyed by Loki, they relocated to the Hellicarrier. Now, Cap isn’t the only one to be getting...
  • New ‘The World’s End’ Featurette Explores Cornetto Trilogy

    Posted Wednesday, June 26th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Whether you know it as the “Blood & Ice Cream Trilogy”, the “Three Flavors Trilogy”, or the “Cornetto Trilogy”, the collection of movies from Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost is coming to an end once ‘The World’s End’ hits theaters later this summer....
  • How Does ‘The Wolverine’ Connect To ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’?

    Posted Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    These days, superhero movies are all about connectivity and a larger, shared universe. Marvel Studios has successfully created theirs, DC/WB is struggling a bit with theirs, and Fox is hoping ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ will clean up with their X-Men Universe. But before...
  • Channing Tatum Talks ‘Jupiter Ascending’ Role

    Posted Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in late 2011, while they were still working on ‘Cloud Atlas’, we learned that Andy and Lana Wachowski would be revisiting the realm of action sci-fi with their next film titled ‘Jupiter Ascending’. Then after a long silence, the movie locked in Mila Kunis and Channing...
  • Marvel Announces Another New Film In 2016

    Posted Tuesday, June 25th, 2013 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week was a big one for Marvel’s future in feature films. Not only did Disney announce two untitled films for 2016 and 2017, but Sony also announced that more installments of ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ franchise were on their way in 2016 and 2018. Now, it appears that...