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

  • 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...
  • Alfonso Cuaron Nixes ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’ Rumors

    Posted Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 02:26 pm GMT -4 by
    Last week, rumors surfaced about ‘Gravity’ director Alfonso Cuaron returning to the wizarding world of Harry Potter to direct the spinoff ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them’. News broke that the filmmaker behind ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ was...
  • Edgar Wright Supposedly Leaves ‘Ant-Man’ Over Rewrites

    Posted Tuesday, May 27th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    Late Friday afternoon before people left work for the holiday weekend, Marvel Studios and Edgar Wright announced that the filmmaker would no longer be attached to ‘Ant-Man’ as it’s director. Despite the amicable split, this devastating blow came as a huge surprise considering...
  • First Trailer For ‘Kingsman: The Secret Service’

    Posted Sunday, May 25th, 2014 10:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Way back in 2011, we first heard of a major motion picture adaptation of Mark Millar and Dave Gibbons’ independent spy-thriller comic series ‘The Secret Service’ under the direction of ‘Kick-Ass’ and ‘X-Men: First Class’ helmer Matthew Vaughn, who co-created...
  • First Look At Marvel Comics Crossover Event ‘Axis’

    Posted Sunday, May 25th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back at this year’s C2E2, Marvel Comics revealed a lot of awesome things coming out in the next few months like the various ‘Original Sin’ tie-ins featuring heroes like Spider-Man, the Invaders, the Fantastic Four, and more. However, like they tend to do, the House of...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Amazing Spider-Man’ #2

    Posted Sunday, May 25th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The real Peter Parker isn’t only back in his own body, but he’s back in his own comic as well. After spending some time sidelined in his own head thanks to Doctor Octopus, the truly superior Spider-Man returned and is once again the star of  ‘Amazing Spider-Man.’...
  • Comic Book Review: ‘Original Sin’ #2

    Posted Sunday, May 25th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    Marvel’s intergalactic murder mystery returns this week with the next exciting chapter of ‘Original Sin’ from Jason Aaron. When we last left Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, they tapped the expertise of Nick Fury to aid in the investigation of Uatu the Watcher’s murder. After...
  • Drew Goddard Departs Marvel & Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’

    Posted Sunday, May 25th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -4 by
    It looks like ‘Ant-Man’ isn’t the only Marvel Studios production being forced to change things up a bit. Shortly after the news broke that Edgar Wright would no longer be directing the upcoming Phase Three film, another major departure was announced at the House of Ideas,...