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

  • J.J. Abrams-Produced ‘God Particle’ Finally Receives Release Date

    Posted Friday, February 19th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    It has been well documented that J.J. Abrams’ filmmaking process is like creating a series of mystery boxes. From his more intimate projects like ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ to the massive record-breaking franchise films like ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ or ‘Star Trek’, he looks for all of his projects to have infinite possibilities for his […]

  • Michael Shannon And Son On The Run In New ‘Midnight Special’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, February 18th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    When it came time to assemble my list of most anticipated films of the year (without superheroes in them), there were a few that just narrowly didn’t make the cut. Among those movies was definitely ‘Midnight Special’, the latest film from acclaimed indie writer/director Jeff Nicols. After making major waves with his previous films ‘Take […]

  • New ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Promo Gives First Look At Secret Warriors

    Posted Thursday, February 18th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    As ‘Agent Carter’ comes closer to wrapping up their time in Hollywood, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ is gearing up for the introduction of the Secret Warriors. Agent Daisy Johnson’s team of Inhuman heroes has been teased since the beginning of the current season and now it looks like we’ll finally get to see them assemble to […]

  • Could Elizabeth Debicki Be Playing Captain Marvel In ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2’?

    Posted Thursday, February 18th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    When James Gunn unveiled the first official photo from ‘Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2’ featuring the silhouettes of Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket Raccoon, and a very tiny Groot earlier this week, the filmmaker also unveiled some brand new cast members joining Chris Pratt and company such as Pom Klementieff, Elizabeth Debicki, and Kurt Russell. […]

  • Jesse Eisenberg Discusses Modern Take On Lex Luthor In ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Posted Thursday, February 18th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Many great actors have taken up the role of Lex Luthor over the years. Gene Hackman, Kevin Spacey, and Michael Rosenbaum all left their respective marks on the power-hungry scientist/businessman from Metropolis, but next month we’ll see Jesse Eisenberg’s take on the nefarious DC Comics baddie in ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’. Though the […]

  • Which Marvel Comics Cameos Didn’t Make It Into ‘Deadpool’?

    Posted Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    We have heard countless times over the years that 20th Century Fox wasn’t giving ‘Deadpool’ the best budget. Sure, they’ll throw all their eggs into a doomed ‘Fantastic Four’ movie (pun intended), but when it comes to something that the fans have actually been clamoring for, the studio gets cold feet. Unfortunately, that meant that […]

  • Will Nick Fury Appear In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’?

    Posted Wednesday, February 17th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    One of the many joys of the Marvel Cinematic Universe is that you never know who will appear where. Tony Stark can visit Bruce Banner and seek his advice. Ant-Man and the Falcon can mix it up on the roof of Avengers HQ. Agent Carter can enlist the help of the Howling Commandos for a […]

  • Latest ’10 Cloverfield Lane’ Trailer Brings Up Even More Questions

    Posted Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 08:00 pm GMT -4

    In this day and age, it’s nearly impossible for anything to stay hidden in Hollywood. After all, just about anyone has a direct line to TMZ and paparazzi are more determined than ever to dig up dirt on any and every film, TV show, and the people who star in them. Yet Bad Robot and […]

  • ‘Ready Player One’ Moves Release Date To Dodge ‘Star Wars’

    Posted Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    With ‘The Force Awakens’ becoming the third highest grossing film in history behind ‘Titanic’ and ‘Avatar’, it seems like nothing can derail the ‘Star Wars’ train that is charging into theaters every year for the foreseeable future. And now that the release date for Rian Johnson’s ‘Star Wars: Episode VIII’ has officially moved from May […]

  • Shailene Woodley Is A Miracle In Latest Trailer For ‘The Divergent Series: Allegiant’

    Posted Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 05:30 pm GMT -4

    The new year has certainly brought about many ups and downs for the ‘Divergent’ movies. While the promotional campaign for the next chapter of the latest young adult franchise from Lionsgate was well under way in January, February brought the less than stellar news that ‘Insurgent’ director Robert Schwentke had dropped out of the series’ […]

  • WWE Superstar Stardust Confronts Stephen Amell At Dallas Comic Con

    Posted Tuesday, February 16th, 2016 09:01 am GMT -4

    It all started around eight months ago when ‘Arrow’ star Stephen Amell took a break from filming ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows’ to attend a WWE event in New York. It was there that actor first came face to face with the bizarre superstar known as Stardust, who has a bit of […]

  • New Rumor May Have Revealed Jena Malone’s Role In ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’

    Posted Monday, February 15th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Back in the fall of 2014, we learned that Jena Malone of ‘Donnie Darko’, ‘Sucker Punch’, and the ‘Hunger Games’ franchise would be joining the cast of Zack Snyder’s ‘Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice’. An Instagram post from the actress following those reports showed off her newly-dyed red hair, so based on the fact […]

  • Syfy’s ‘The Magicians’ Renewed For Another Season

    Posted Sunday, February 14th, 2016 05:00 pm GMT -4

    SyFy seems to have cast the right spell on their viewers with ‘The Magicians’. After only four of the thirteen Season One episodes have aired, the network has decided to renew the magical series that first debuted back in December for a second season.  According to Deadline, school will continue to be in session for […]

  • Archie Comics’ Jughead Identifies As Asexual

    Posted Sunday, February 14th, 2016 02:00 pm GMT -4

    The world that we live in is a vast place filled with a variety of people. However, the media that we have consumed for decades hasn’t really reflected its diverse audience. It’s only fairly recently that films, TV shows, and the like have started to provide representation to those other than straight white males. But […]

  • AMC Taps Kevin Smith & Greg Grunberg For Late Night Genre Talk Show

    Posted Friday, February 12th, 2016 09:00 pm GMT -4

    It’s no secret that indie filmmaker Kevin Smith loves to talk. Despite playing a character named Silent Bob for many years, the writer and director behind cult classic movies such as ‘Clerks’, ‘Mallrats’, and ‘Chasing Amy’ hosts numerous podcasts on Smodcast Internet Radio like ‘Fat Man On Batman’ and ‘Talk Salad And Scrambled Eggs’. He […]