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

  • ‘Ghost In The Shell’ Producer Claims People Will Be “Really Happy” With Controversial Casting

    Posted Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 08:10 pm GMT -4

    Ever since Scarlett Johansson was cast in the upcoming Hollywood adaptation of ‘Ghost in the Shell’ earlier this year, the production has been surrounded in controversy. First, many spoke out against the white-washing of an inherently Japanese character. Then, word got around about the preposterous CGI experiment that essentially made a caucasian actor look more […]

  • ‘Doctor Who’ Showrunner Steven Moffat Admits Series Seven Was “Miserable”

    Posted Wednesday, July 6th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    Ever since he replaced Russell T. Davies as the showrunner, lead writer, and executive producer of ‘Doctor Who’ back in 2010, Steven Moffat has been met with some major criticisms from fans. Whovians have mentioned that his writing on the long-running seminal sci-fi series has been full of plot holes, somewhat sexist, and often ignored […]

  • Guest Stardust: Cody Rhodes Appearing In ‘Arrow’ Season Five

    Posted Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 07:00 pm GMT -4

    Over the past few weeks, a number of new stars have been added to The CW’s corner of the DC Universe. Characters are being added left and right to ‘Legends of Tomorrow’, ‘The Flash’, and ‘Supergirl’ that could become game-changers, but the latest addition to ‘Arrow’ has the potential to turn Star City into a […]

  • Game On! ’Wreck-It Ralph’ Sequel Set For 2018

    Posted Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 01:00 pm GMT -4

    Ever since it first hit theaters back in 2012, fans have been clamoring for more ‘Wreck-It Ralph‘. The fun little film that showed us that bad guys aren’t always bad guys raced into the hearts of its audience with the message of loving yourself and all your flaws sprinkled with clever nostalgia featuring a number […]

  • Cersei Lannister Lets It Go In ‘Game of Thrones’/‘Frozen’ Mash-Up

    Posted Monday, July 4th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Unfortunately, there is no new episode of ‘‘Game of Thrones‘ this weekend. Fans will have to wait about a year to get more adventure from Westeros, but at least Season Six went out with a bang. In the case of Cersei Lannister, we mean that quite literally. Thanks to a whole lot of wildfire, she let […]

  • Netflix’s ‘Death Note’ Adaptation Begins Filming

    Posted Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Just like ‘Akira’ and ‘Ghost in the Shell’ before it, ‘Death Note’ was another long-gestating project in Hollywood. After numerous attempts to get off the ground with a variety of different filmmakers, Netflix finally picked up the current iteration from director Adam Wingard. And after only a few months, the cameras are already rolling. The streaming […]

  • Will ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Feature Director Taika Waititi’s Unique Brand Of Humor?

    Posted Friday, July 1st, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Marvel Studios has always made some interesting choices when it came to adding new filmmakers to the fold. More often than not, True Believers are puzzled by the unorthodox choices at first, but then after seeing the movie, they’re pleasantly surprised with the results. Kenneth Branagh, the Russos, and James Gunn are perfect examples as […]

  • Warner Bros. Reveals SDCC Schedule With Over 20 Shows

    Posted Thursday, June 30th, 2016 11:00 am GMT -4

    Though Christmas is just fine, many within the geek and nerd communities may consider San Diego Comic-Con to be the most wonderful time of the year. People from all corners of pop culture descend upon the San Diego Convention center for a weekend full of sci-fi, horror, fantasy, superheroes, comic books, and much more. And […]

  • Daniel Radcliffe Hasn’t Ruled Out Another Go As Harry Potter

    Posted Thursday, June 30th, 2016 10:00 am GMT -4

    When ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ hit the shelves of your local bookstore, many witches and wizards thought that (after the film version came out) it would be last that we’d see of The Boy Who Lived and his epic exploits. But here we are in 2016 and there are plenty more stories to […]

  • Vanessa Hudgens Discusses Her Character On NBC’s ‘Powerless’

    Posted Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    DC Entertainment has the superhero drama pretty well covered with their slate of programming on The CW including ‘Arrow’, ‘The Flash’, ‘Legends of Tomorrow’, and now ‘Supergirl’. Beyond that is ‘Gotham’ on Fox, but the DC Universe is about to expand even further when ‘Powerless’ premieres on NBC next season. The new show will be […]

  • Will Sony Expand The Spider-Man Franchise With A Silver Sable Movie?

    Posted Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 12:00 pm GMT -4

    Before Peter Parker swung into action alongside Team Iron Man in ‘Captain America: Civil War’ ahead of his own adventure in ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’, Sony Pictures had their own master plan for Spider-Man and his amazing friends outside of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. In an effort to expand their Spider-verse, the studio was working on an […]

  • ‘Star Trek Beyond’ Director Justin Lin Allegedly Eyed For Live-Action ‘Akira’ Adaptation

    Posted Tuesday, June 28th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    Almost exactly one year ago, we learned that Warner Bros. was getting the long-gestating adaptation of ‘Akira’ off the ground again with the help of Marco J. Ramierez. The studio announced that the ‘Daredevil’ co-showrunner would be the latest in a long, long list of people to resurrect the project and develop a new screenplay based on […]

  • James Carpinello Joins ‘Gotham’ As Mario Falcone

    Posted Sunday, June 26th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    With Dr. Hugo Strange’s patients from Arkham Asylum running amok throughout the city, those involved in organized crime took a backseat during the second season of ‘Gotham’. Although when the third season rolls around this fall, the mob will come back into James Gordon’s life once again, except this time they will impact his social […]

  • New Images From ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Six Finale

    Posted Sunday, June 26th, 2016 09:00 am GMT -4

    For the first time in a long time, the heroes were able to rack up a few wins in last week’s episode of ‘Game of Thrones‘. However, as any fan of the show knows, that happiness doesn’t tend to last very long. Whether it’s a battle, a body part, or their life, the characters that we […]

  • Hulu’s ‘Dimension 404’ Anthology Series Adds Patton Oswalt & More

    Posted Saturday, June 25th, 2016 06:00 pm GMT -4

    Lionsgate and RocketJump announced earlier this year that they would be teaming up for a six-episode sci-fi/fantasy anthology series on Hulu titled ‘Dimension 404’. Inspired by the internet error code 404, the show “aims to evoke that 3 a.m. feeling of wandering onto the weird side of the web, stumbling upon stories that cannot be […]