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

  • New Trailer For ‘Earth To Echo’

    Posted Monday, June 2nd, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Not all close encounters with aliens need to be frightening. After all, kids need some sort of introduction to the world of science fiction before graduating to the ‘Star Wars’ films, the ‘Star Trek’ TV shows, or the emotionally scarring ‘Firefly’. Luckily, this...
  • Simon Kinberg Reveals Rogue’s Deleted ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ Scene

    Posted Monday, June 2nd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ was jam-packed with characters. Luckily, it didn’t suffer because of that, but something had to give somewhere. That’s why Bryan Singer had to reduce Anna Paquin’s role in the film. While people originally thought that the character had...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Avengers’ #30

    Posted Sunday, June 1st, 2014 04:30 pm GMT -4 by
    With ‘Original Sin’ well under way, the heroes of the Marvel Universe are on the hunt for the killer of Uatu the Watcher. However, Earth’s Mightiest Heroes may have been sidetracked just a little bit in Jonathan Hickman’s ‘Avengers’ as Captain America has suddenly...
  • Tom Cruise And Emily Blunt Share What To Expect From ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Featurette

    Posted Sunday, June 1st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After going through three name changes since 2011, the upcoming sci-fi action movie starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt called ‘Edge of Tomorrow‘ is finally hitting theaters next week. To hype up the release, the final trailer went live last week, along with a number...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Serenity: Leaves on the Wind’ #5

    Posted Sunday, June 1st, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    To take on the Alliance, Captain Malcolm Reynolds has made some unlikely allies in the pages of ‘Serenity: Leaves on the Wind’. After teaming with former foe the Operative and taking up arms with the New Resistance, Mal and his crew followed River’s lead and infiltrated...
  • ‘Star Wars’ Spinoff Writer Rants About Disney’s Jedi Training Academy

    Posted Saturday, May 31st, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Even before Disney had acquired Lucasfilm, the two legendary movie companies had quite the relationship, especially when it came to Walt’s popular theme parks. Attractions based on George Lucas’ iconic films appeared in the parks around the world, but arguably the most popular...
  • Simon Kinberg Compares New ‘Fantastic Four’ To ‘Iron Man’ & ‘Batman Begins’

    Posted Saturday, May 31st, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Simon Kinberg is a very busy man. As a writer and producer, he has been attached to films like ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’, ‘Elysium’, and ‘Jumper’, but recently he has taken larger roles in some fan favorite franchises by boarding projects like ‘Star Wars:...
  • Josh Brolin Rumored To Play Thanos In ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’

    Posted Friday, May 30th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Sorry, Damion Poitier! It looks like Marvel Studios has brought in someone else to play Thanos from here on out. When the Mad Titan first appeared in the Marvel Cinematic Universe via the post-credits scene of ‘The Avengers’ in 2012, the ‘Real Husbands of Hollywood’...
  • Shortlist For New ‘Ant-Man’ Directors Revealed

    Posted Friday, May 30th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    It has been one week since Edgar Wright and Marvel Studios decided to part ways after working together on ‘Ant-Man’ since 2006. The major Marvel Cinematic Universe shake up has been said to be a result of creative differences with the tone and massive rewrites. Now, with...
  • First Trailer For Guillermo Del Toro’s FX Show ‘The Strain’

    Posted Thursday, May 29th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Back in 2012 before Guillermo Del Toro was busy with kaiju in ‘Pacific Rim’, ghosts in ‘Crimson Peak’, or (possibly) superheroes in ‘Justice League Dark’, he had been working on a television adaptation of his novel series ‘The Strain’. Initially, the...
  • Kevin Smith Shares His Understanding of ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’

    Posted Thursday, May 29th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Even before his friend Ben Affleck joined the cast as Batman, Kevin Smith was anticipating ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’. After all, the fan favorite filmmaker does host a podcast called ‘Fat Man On Batman’, so of course he’s excited for the Dark Knight’s...
  • More Shenanigans From Episode One Of ‘The Wil Wheaton Project’

    Posted Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 05:40 pm GMT -4 by
    Whether you knew him as Sheldon’s frenemy on ‘The Big Bang Theory’, Wesley Crusher on ‘Star Trek: The Next Generation’, or from his strong internet presence, you may now know Wil Wheaton as a TV show host because Syfy has given the prominent nerd his own series called...
  • Edgar Wright Tweets (Then Deletes) ‘Ant-Man’ Response

    Posted Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 01:30 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, news broke that Edgar Wright would no longer be directing ‘Ant-Man’ despite being attached to the project since 2006. The official word was that the split happened over “differences in their vision of the film”, but current rumors point towards major rewrites...
  • ‘The Descendants’ Adds More Classic Villains

    Posted Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 05:27 pm GMT -4 by
    This weekend, we’ll be seeing a classic Disney villain like we’ve never seen her before as Angelina Jolie stars as the Mistress of All Evil in ‘Maleficent’. However, next year we’ll be seeing yet another take on the malicious fairy from ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in Kenny...
  • Marvel Directors Weigh In On Edgar Wright’s ‘Ant-Man’ Departure

    Posted Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The folks at Marvel Studios certainly had a lot to deal with before starting their Memorial Day weekends. The company that brought us recent hits such as ‘Iron Man 3’, ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, and ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ announced a number of shakeups...