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

  • James Gunn Shares Another ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Deleted Scene

    Posted Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 12:28 pm GMT -5
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    Though it was finally unseated from it’s number one spot, the surprise superhero hit of the year ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ was still able to clear the $600 million mark at the worldwide box office this weekend. As the film continues to collect accolade after accolade, the cast and crew are preparing for the team’s future in […]

  • Official Synopsis For ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Revealed

    Posted Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    Around this time last year, prior to the announcement of James Spader playing Ultron, rumors began to circulate about Iron Man’s personal AI named JARVIS becoming the titular Marvel Comics villain in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron.’ The reports indicated that Paul Bettany, who provided the voice of Tony Stark’s helping hand since the dawn of the […]

  • Learn Your Cana-Dos & Cana-Don’ts In A New ‘Tusk’ Clip

    Posted Monday, September 15th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    After debuting ‘Clerks’ at the Toronto International Film Festival twenty years ago, writer and director Kevin Smith returned with ‘Tusk’ and generated a good bit of buzz with it. The movie about a podcaster being turned into a walrus by a madman seems to be every bit as weird as the premise makes it sound, […]

  • BCC 2014: Charles Soule Talks ‘Swamp Thing’, ‘She-Hulk’, & More

    Posted Monday, September 15th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    Even before he signed an exclusive contract with Marvel Comics earlier this month, comic book writer Charles Soule has been quite active in the Marvel Universe. While working on acclaimed runs with DC titles like ‘Swamp Thing’, ‘Superman/Wonder Woman’, and ‘Red Lanterns’, as well as his creator-owned book ‘Letter 44,’ Soule has the hefty task […]

  • BCC 2014: Exclusive Interview With ‘Serenity: Leaves on the Wind’ Inker Karl Story

    Posted Monday, September 15th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Baltimore Comic Con is known from bringing in a number of talented people from all over the comic book industry and beyond. But in this interview, we went from the halls of the Baltimore Convention Center in the Inner Harbor to the verse of Joss Whedon’s cult classic series ‘Firefly’ as we spoke with Karl […]

  • First Look At Haley Joel Osment As A Nazi In Kevin Smith’s ‘Yoga Hosers’

    Posted Sunday, September 14th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    There are a number of things that are constant in a Kevin Smith film. For instance, there are always a ton of pop culture references scattered throughout the dialogue. The filmmaker also features recurring characters and settings throughout a number of his movies. He would even sometimes have the same actor play multiple parts in […]

  • New Stills From ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Season 2 Premiere

    Posted Saturday, September 13th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this week, we learned that before she graces our television screens with her own show later this year, Hayley Atwell’s Agent Peggy Carter will guest star in the second season premiere of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ on ABC. The founding member of the organization that is currently in a rebuilding phase is set to appear […]

  • James McAvoy Going Bald For ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’

    Posted Friday, September 12th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    After Patrick Stewart firmly established himself as Charles Xavier in Bryan Singer’s original ‘X-Men’ trilogy, James McAvoy stepped in to portray a younger Professor X in ‘X-Men: First Class’ and ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past.’ And while both actors have been lauded for their portrayals of this legendary comic book character on the big screen, some […]

  • BCC 2014: Comic Book Writer Marguerite Bennett Talks About Her Upcoming Book ‘Angela: Asgard’s Assassin’ And Diversity In The Industry

    Posted Friday, September 12th, 2014 04:30 pm GMT -5
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    In this new age of diversity in comics, we’re seeing a lot of new writers and artists emerge on the scene with exciting new projects featuring all different sorts of heroes starring in their own books. Recently, it was announced that ‘Young Avengers’ writer Kieron Gillen would be returning to Asgard with ‘Angela: Asgard’s Assassin,‘ a […]

  • BCC 2014: Exclusvie Interview With ‘Batman’ Artist Greg Capullo

    Posted Friday, September 12th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    When you mention Batman to a comic book fan, a number of creators probably come to mind immediately. Off the top of my head, I’m thinking of Bob Kane, Bill Finger, Frank Miller, Paul Dini, Grant Morrison, Alan Moore, and Bruce Timm. However, if you ask a modern Batman fan about which writers and artists […]

  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’ May Contain ‘Episode VII’ Elements

    Posted Friday, September 12th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Recently, we’ve been catching some glimpses at some things here and there from the ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ set, including a new x-wing, various creatures, and the iconic Millennium Falcon. But now a new report says that we could be seeing an array of other elements from the upcoming J.J. Abrams film in the new […]

  • Baltimore Comic Con 2014: Cosplay Highlights

    Posted Thursday, September 11th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    This past weekend, I had the immense pleasure of attending this year’s Baltimore Comic Con. Because it’s one of the remaining “big” conventions that maintains a focus on comic books and their creators, I always enjoy riding down I-95 to the Inner Harbor for a few days to embrace the medium that seems to be […]

  • ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Star Dave Bautista Rumored For Big ‘Avengers 3’ Role

    Posted Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    After becoming the summer’s highest grossing film in North America and collecting over $430.7 million worldwide at the box office, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ is making a lot of people at Marvel Studios a whole lot of money. However, a new report indicates that some of the stars are being positioned to make even more, […]

  • Robert Downey Jr. Discusses ‘Iron Man 4’ Plans

    Posted Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    In May 2013, Robert Downey Jr.’s contract with Marvel Studios was up and many contemplated the actor’s future as the armored Avenger known as Iron Man. The story of Tony Stark seemed to wrap up nicely with ‘Iron Man 3,’ but naturally there was room to continue if that’s what all parties were looking to do. […]

  • Michael Douglas Won’t Suit Up In ‘Ant-Man’

    Posted Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Way back in January, many fans were surprised to hear that iconic actor Michael Douglas would be playing Dr. Hank Pym in Peyton Reed’s ‘Ant-Man.’ Once it was established that the upcoming Phase Three film would focus on Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang rather than the original iteration of the hero, things made more sense, but True […]