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: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Disney Renews ‘Star Wars Rebels’ For Third Season

    Posted Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 01:30 pm GMT -5
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    Now that ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is only seventeen days away, the world is clamoring to get as much content from a galaxy far, far away more than ever. There are plenty of video games, comic books, and novels to satisfy the need, but the franchise’s presence on television will continue to expand thanks […]

  • Marvel Comics Delays ‘Secret Wars’ Finale Again

    Posted Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Since it was first announced at the 2014 New York Comic Con, ‘Secret Wars’ has greatly changed the landscape of the Marvel Universe as we know it. However, it was supposed to be over by now. Even though we’re already sinking our teeth into the fallout of the House of Ideas’ latest epic crossover event as […]

  • Patton Oswalt Joins ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ As New Evil Henchman

    Posted Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5
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    After getting cancelled in 1997 following its eleven-year run, ‘Mystery Science Theater 3000’ has laid dormant for years due to a number of factors including rights disputes. However, creator and former host Joel Hodgson set out on a mission last month to revitalize the cult classic comedy series. Through a pretty successful Kickstarter campaign, Hodgson […]

  • Exclusive Interview: ‘Daredevil’ Star Peter Shinkoda Almost Joined ‘Arrow’ Over MCU

    Posted Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Before True Believers became enamored with ‘Jessica Jones’ on Netflix earlier this month, they first traveled to the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s version of Hell’s Kitchen with the Man Without Fear in ‘Daredevil’ back in April. Since its release, the series has been praised for a number of things such as great characters, intense action, and […]

  • The Doctor Returns Home In ‘Doctor Who’ Season 9 Finale Teasers

    Posted Tuesday, December 1st, 2015 10:00 am GMT -5
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    How do you follow up the death of a major character on ‘Doctor Who‘? Well, apparently you deliver what is arguably one of the best episodes of the entire series. But now that Peter Capaldi’s Doctor has taken “the long way round” to get back home to Gallifrey, what does he have in store for […]

  • Disney Channel Releases ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Behind The Scenes Featurettes

    Posted Monday, November 30th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    With a little over two weeks left until the premiere, the promotional campaign for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ is firing on all cylinders right now. It’s a pretty safe bet that Disney and Lucasfilm have the long-time fans covered thanks to things like the recently released retro posters, but how are they reaching the […]

  • Tom Holland Calls Andrew Garfield’s Spider-Man “Perfect”

    Posted Monday, November 30th, 2015 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    After ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ came out, fans didn’t have too many great things to say about the latest big screen incarnation of the friendly neighborhood web-slinger. Not only were they fed up with the second attempt at a live-action Spider-Man series, but they were also a bit annoyed that it was coming so soon […]

  • ‘Gremlins 3’ Might Be Set 30 Years After Original Films

    Posted Sunday, November 29th, 2015 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Hollywood is currently flooded with every sort of film that isn’t a completely new work. We have sequels, adaptations, prequels, remakes, reimaginings, and reboots. However, it seems like a new type of movie has been created in recent years that sees the continuation of a beloved franchise, but it’s also is meant to act as […]

  • Disney And Lucasfilm Release Retro Posters For ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

    Posted Sunday, November 29th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    We’re just under three weeks away from the release of ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ and to say that everyone is excited is an understatement. Not only are the new fans curious about what the hubbub is all about, but the old fans are anxious to return to a galaxy far, far away. And since […]

  • Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’

    Posted Friday, November 20th, 2015 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    After finding success in the literary world, Suzanne Collins’ ‘Hunger Games’ novels made the transition to the big screen in 2012. Since then, the film franchise has become a worldwide phenomenon arguably on par with ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Lord of the Rings’, or even ‘Star Wars’. But this weekend, it all comes to an epic end […]

  • Exclusive Interview: Elden Henson Discusses ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ & ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Thursday, November 19th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    After debuting in 2012 and becoming a worldwide phenomenon, the film series based on Suzanne Collins’ ‘Hunger Games’ novels is coming to an end this weekend with the release of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’. And though fans will likely be talking about the iconic characters played by Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam […]

  • ABC Airing ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Special This Thursday With New Footage

    Posted Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 07:05 pm GMT -5
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    Though we may have seen the final trailer during a football game on ESPN last month, that doesn’t mean that we’ve seen the last of the ads for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’. Along with a number of new stills and posters making their way online recently, television seems to be the place to get […]

  • Will Han Solo’s Spinoff Be Lawrence Kadsan’s Last ‘Star Wars’ Movie?

    Posted Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 06:00 pm GMT -5
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      When people think about the ‘Star Wars’ phenomenon, the first person’s name to come to mind is most certainly George Lucas. As the father of the franchise, it’s because of his mind that such beloved characters like Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Obi-Wan Kenobi even exist in the first place. These days, people may […]

  • Trailer Analysis: Final ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Trailer Scores Touchdown

    Posted Tuesday, October 20th, 2015 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    For the first time in forever (or in some cases, for the first time ever), a large portion of the population had a good reason to tune in for Monday Night Football on ESPN. No, it wasn’t to watch the Philadelphia Eagles pull off an often-elusive victory (although that was a nice bonus). Fans tuned […]

  • Giveaway: Get Free Tickets To The ‘Paranormal Activity’ Screening At Frightland, DE This Sunday

    Posted Saturday, October 17th, 2015 09:04 pm GMT -5
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    Now that we’re deep into the month of October, it’s the perfect time to take in some Halloween-themed activities. And what better to do that than with a little bit of a scare? Well, if you live near the Middletown, Delaware area and have nothing to do this weekend, then we might have the perfect thing […]