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

  • Mark Hamill Shows Off ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Look At Disney World

    Posted Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    While he’s been talking about his involvement for about a year now, Mark Hamill was officially confirmed as part of the ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ cast a few months ago along with co-stars Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, and more. Now, director J.J. Abrams has already begun...
  • ‘Daredevil’ Casts Vincent D’Onofrio As Kingpin

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Shortly after Drew Goddard was replaced by Steven S. DeKnight as showrunner, Marvel Studios and Netflix announced that ‘Boardwalk Empire’ alum Charlie Cox would be playing the titular character and his alter ego Matt Murdock in their upcoming series ‘Daredevil’. Now,...
  • Famke Janssen Comments On Jean Grey In ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    When ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ hit theaters, we all knew that many cast members from the original trilogy would be returning in some capacity. However, no one saw the surprise cameos from Cyclops and Jean Grey at the end of the film coming. Not only did both characters...
  • Hayley Atwell Teases Howard Stark Appearance In ‘Agent Carter’

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    While we recently saw the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D. in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ and glimpses of its future in ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ we’ll be taken back to the beginning of the organization in ‘Agent Carter,’ the upcoming ABC series that is spinning...
  • Universal Announces New Entertainment For ‘Harry Potter’ Expansion Diagon Alley

    Posted Tuesday, June 10th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Later this summer, Universal Studios Florida will debut an expansion to their extremely popular ‘Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ in their Islands of Adventure theme park that will transport young witches, wizards, and muggles to London where they can venture into Diagon...
  • Sony Announces Animated Mythological Re-Imagining ‘Medusa’

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -4 by
    In its second week in theaters, Disney’s ‘Maleficent’ raked in a total of $127.4 million at the box office so far. While it’s still lagging behind other fairytale re-imaginings like ‘Alice In Wonderland’ and ‘Oz: The Great and Powerful’, the ‘Sleeping Beauty’...
  • Celebrate ‘Ghostbusters’ 30th Anniversary With Theatrical Re-Release

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 03:49 pm GMT -4 by
    When it comes to ‘Ghostbusters’ these days, most of the talk is about the elusive third film that has been in the works for years now. Things looked rocky after Harold Ramis’ untimely passing, then even worse when Ivan Reitman (and Phil Lord and Chris Miller) vacated...
  • Clark Gregg Says ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2 Will Be Darker

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    After taking some time to find it’s stride, the first season of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ ended with a bang. (Actually, in John Garrett’s case, I mean that literally.) In the fall, Agent Couslon and his team will continue to bring their own brand of justice...
  • New ‘Star Wars’ Canon Has Already Begun

    Posted Monday, June 9th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    After Disney had acquired Lucasfilm and announced several new ‘Star Wars’ projects, fans began to question what would be considered part of the official canon now that J.J. Abrams would be exploring the period of time after the original trilogy, which was covered by the...
  • The Hulk Is “More Complex” In ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Sunday, June 8th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -4 by
    One of the best parts of ‘The Avengers’ was Mark Ruffalo’s portrayal of the Hulk. Many have lauded the Jade Giant as a scene stealer in his most recent appearance on the big screen, especially when he came toe to toe with the puny god Loki, but Bruce Banner’s green alter...
  • Is Lena Headey Posting ‘Game of Thrones’ Spoilers On Instagram?

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Is a spoiler still a spoiler if you don’t know it’s a spoiler? Well, depending on your answer to that question, then this article may or may not contain spoilers. And interestingly enough, they’re coming from a prominent cast member of ‘Game of Thrones’. Anyone who...
  • No James Earl Jones In Any Upcoming ‘Star Wars’ Projects

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    There are some voices in entertainment that are instantly recognizable. Michael Buffer will always be associated with the phrase, “Let’s get ready to rumble!” To many, Morgan Freeman is the voice of God, but it may also be Alan Rickman to fans of Kevin Smith’s ‘Dogma’....
  • Call In The Team With New ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ TV Spot

    Posted Friday, June 6th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Despite all the drama going behind the scenes with ‘Ant-Man’, Marvel Studios still has a lot to be excited about. In addition to ‘Doctor Strange’, ‘Agent Carter’, and ‘Daredevil’, we have ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ coming out before the end of summer....
  • ‘Time Runs Out’ For The Avengers & Jonathan Hickman

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 06:22 pm GMT -4 by
    Ever since All-New Marvel NOW kicked off, the Avengers have been involved in some epic storylines. Currently, they’re caught up in the universe-wide murder mystery known as ‘Original Sin’, but what does Jonathan Hickman have in store for Earth’s Mightiest Heroes in ‘Avengers’...
  • James Cameron Reveals Real Name of Disney’s “Avatar Land”

    Posted Thursday, June 5th, 2014 05:49 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in 2011, James Cameron and Disney announced that his high-grossing film ‘Avatar’ would be coming to Walt Disney World’s Animal Kingdom theme park in Florida. Since then, we’ve seen tons of concept art and learned about what sort of attractions would be involved...