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

  • Drew Goddard In Talks To Write Marvel & Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Wednesday, November 13th, 2013 09:00 am GMT -5

    Earlier this month, Marvel and Netflix made the major announcement that four all-new original shows based on Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist, and Daredevil would be coming to the popular streaming service and culminate in ‘The Defenders’, a mini-series that brings them all together. Recently, in an interview conducted a few days before the […]

  • Natalie Dormer Spoils Season Four Of ‘Games of Thrones’

    Posted Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 03:00 pm GMT -5

    Nobody likes getting spoiled. It takes all the fun out of watching a show, reading a book, or seeing a movie. However, in my own personal life, I’ve found that staying away from ‘Game of Thrones’ spoilers is one of the hardest things to do. As each season passes, more and more of my friends […]

  • Elizabeth Olsen Confirms Scarlet Witch Role In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Joss Whedon has been saying for some time now that he plans on including the superpowered pair of The Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver in the crown jewel of Marvel’s Phase Two, ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Recently, ‘Kick-Ass’ star Aaron Taylor-Johnson officially signed on to play the speedster and the rumor going around was that […]

  • Kevin Feige Talks Infinity Gems, Daredevil, & More Marvel Movies

    Posted Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5

    For starters, if you weren’t one of the many movie-going patrons that made ‘Thor: The Dark World’ the ninth biggest November debut ever this past weekend, then proceed with caution because this article contains SPOILERS for the God of Thunder’s latest feature film. However, if you did catch the Asgardian Avenger’s new movie, then you […]

  • Classic Costume Appears In ‘The Wolverine’ Deleted Scene

    Posted Monday, November 11th, 2013 06:00 pm GMT -5

    Each time we’ve seen Hugh Jackman don the claws and the chops of Wolverine onscreen, he hasn’t really looked like the hero we’ve come to know and love from the pages of Marvel Comics. But a recently leaked deleted scene seems to indicate that Logan’s classic costume was meant to make an appearance in ‘The […]

  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Director, Alan Taylor, Spills Marvel Phase Three Details?

    Posted Thursday, November 7th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5

    As we’ve seen in the past, ‘Thor: The Dark World’ director Alan Taylor hasn’t exactly been holding back any of his thoughts when it comes to his creative process on his upcoming film and his collaboration with Marvel. But now, his candidness may have spoiled something that isn’t exactly ready to be talked about yet. […]

  • Fans Create Unofficial ‘Dredd’ Sequel Web Series ‘Cursed Edge’

    Posted Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 05:00 pm GMT -5

    While it rose to the top of the box office in the UK and received rave reviews, Pete Travis’ remake ‘Dredd’ bombed at the box office. However, you wouldn’t think so based on how well it was received by its fans. Once it was released on DVD and Blu-Ray, the movie starring Karl Urban, Olivia […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: FZZT’

    Posted Wednesday, November 6th, 2013 02:13 pm GMT -5

    After taking a week off, Agent Coulson and his team return in a brand new installment of Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC. In the episode titled ‘FZZT’, the team finds a trail of floating dead bodies as a result of an unknown and elusive killer. But along the way of the mysterious mission, they, […]

  • Electrifying New Clip From ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 02:00 pm GMT -5

    Halloween may be over, but the scary stories are just beginning over with Marvel’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC. After taking a week off, Agent Phil Coulson and his band of misfits return with what is probably their most mysterious mission yet. In this week’s episode titled ‘FZZT’, something strange is afoot when S.H.I.E.L.D. finds […]

  • ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Crossing Over With ‘Thor: The Dark World’

    Posted Tuesday, November 5th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5

    In a few short days on November 8th, Alan Taylor’s ‘Thor: The Dark World’ will hit theaters to show the world the Asgardian Avenger’s latest adventure. But seeing as all of Marvel Studios’ productions take place in the same world, things are likely to affect other corners of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. According to Marvel.com, […]

  • ‘Harry Potter’ Star, Scarlett Byrne, Joins ‘Falling Skies’ Season Four As Regular

    Posted Monday, November 4th, 2013 08:07 pm GMT -5

    Around this time of the year, ‘Harry Potter’ fans are usually mourning the ultimate sacrifice of Lily and James Potter, but there’s a reason for celebration for Potterheads who also like TNT’s alien invasion drama ‘Falling Skies’ as a former Hogwarts student will be making an appearance on the show’s fourth season as a new […]

  • ‘Thor: The Dark World’ Director Talks Too Much Exposition & Major Character Deaths

    Posted Monday, November 4th, 2013 07:11 pm GMT -5

    Since he landed the job as director of ‘Thor: The Dark World’, Alan Taylor has always spoken candidly about things going on with the upcoming Phase Two Marvel movie. Recently, he continued to speak openly about his process with the Asgardian Avenger in a new interview where he discussed a number of topics, including the […]

  • ‘Deadpool’ Director Claims Closer To Greenlight Than Ever

    Posted Monday, November 4th, 2013 10:00 am GMT -5

    One week ago, Ryan Reynolds provided an update on the long-gestating ‘Deadpool’ movie that fans have been waiting for since the atrocity that was ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine’. In a recent interview, the actor noted that the production has taken some tiny baby steps forward. Now, director Tim Miller goes even further by saying that the […]

  • Kevin Feige Talks About Marvel Studio’s Future Projects

    Posted Sunday, November 3rd, 2013 09:00 pm GMT -5

    With ‘Thor: The Dark World’ premiering so soon, the cast and crew of the film are out and about doing press in order to promote it. In addition to star like Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, and Tom Hiddleston, Marvel Studios’ President of Production Kevin Feige is also taking part in press junket. In this rare […]

  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #22

    Posted Saturday, November 2nd, 2013 10:30 pm GMT -5

    When we last saw the Avengers in their last ‘Infinity’ tie-in, things were looking extremely bleak in their war with the Builders. However, it was Thor to the rescue as Captain America sent in the Asgardian to “negotiate” with the captors of the Kree home world, Hala. With that battle proving to the galaxy that […]