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

  • Extended Trailer For ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Features New Footage

    Posted Thursday, November 13th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    Right before Marvel Studios announced their epic slate of Phase Three films, some vengeful HYDRA agent leaked the first trailer for ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Featuring a haunting version of “I’ve Got No Strings” from Disney’s ‘Pinocchio’ and an excellent amount of action involving Earth’s Mightiest Heroes, True Believers all over the world have […]

  • Former WWE Superstar CM Punk Main Events ‘Thor Annual’ #1 For Marvel Comics

    Posted Thursday, November 13th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    I don’t know if you’ve noticed this before, but there are a few parallels between professional wrestling and superhero comics. Both feature larger than life characters that are often adorned in bright colors and logos. They can both also feature epic tales of good versus evil. But what happens when the two worlds collide? Well, […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: ‘The Writing On The Wall’

    Posted Thursday, November 13th, 2014 02:59 pm GMT -5
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    Last week, ABC took a break from ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ to spotlight Marvel Comics’ 75th anniversary with a special titled ‘Marvel: 75 Years From Pulp To Pop’, which featured new footage from ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’, ‘Ant-Man’, and ‘Agent Carter’. But this week, Director Coulson and his team returned with some exciting new developments and […]

  • New B-Roll Footage Goes Behind The Scenes Of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’

    Posted Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Without a doubt, one of the most anticipated theatrical releases of the year is ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’ and fans of the acclaimed young adult novel series and its cinematic adaptations don’t have to wait much longer to finally lay eyes on the penultimate chapter of the story. And so far, we’ve been […]

  • Marvel Comics Draws Battle Lines For ‘Secret Wars’

    Posted Wednesday, November 12th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    As most True Believers have heard by now, Marvel Comics announced their upcoming 2015 crossover event ‘Secret Wars’ at this year’s New York Comic Con. While the name may sound familiar to fans, we’ve been assured that it will be different from the landmark storyline from the 1980s. In the three weeks following NYCC, a series […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Birdman’

    Posted Sunday, November 9th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    This year has been filled with some amazing superhero movies so far. We’ve seen ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’, and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ all reach box office success and I’m fairly certain that ‘Big Hero 6’ will do the same. However, none of these can compare to Alejandro González […]

  • Movie Review: ‘Big Hero 6’

    Posted Friday, November 7th, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    If you had told me five years ago a movie called ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ would be one of the top three biggest box office hits for Marvel Studios, I’d laugh right in your face. But then if you followed up by saying that ‘Big Hero 6’ would be an amazing Disney movie, I’d be […]

  • Notable Changes Made To ‘Ant-Man’ Synopsis

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    After the dust had settled from all the shake-ups behind the camera, ‘Ant-Man’ began production under Peyton Reed back in August. However, many still wondered about what creative differences led Edgar Wright to abandon a film that he had been working on since before the Marvel Cinematic Universe was a thing. Now, a change to […]

  • Watch Behind The Scenes Footage From ‘Ant-Man’ & ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    While no new episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ aired this week, we did get an awesome primetime special in it’s place titled ‘Marvel: 75 Years From Pulp To Pop’, which chronicled the long and storied history of the House of Ideas. During this special, we got an exclusive look at the upcoming ABC series ‘Agent […]

  • Gwen Stacy Supposedly Returning In ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 3’

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    Despite ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’ underperforming at the box office and underwhelming fans, Sony Pictures is still attempting to replicate Marvel Studios’ success by expanding their cinematic Spider-Verse with films like ‘The Sinister Six’ and ‘Venom’. There’s even talk of a team up film featuring some of Spidey’s most fearsome femme fatales. But one lady […]

  • ‘Captain Marvel’ Writer Kelly Sue DeConnick Had No Idea A Movie Was Coming

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    Last week, Marvel Studios surprised the world by unveiling their line up for Phase Three. It was shocker after shocker as studio president Kevin Feige revealed what the next few years in the Marvel Cinematic Universe would look like. And much to the delight of True Believers around the world, they even announced the first […]

  • Latest Marvel Comics Teasers Go From Cute To Chaotic

    Posted Wednesday, November 5th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Since New York Comic Con where they announced ‘Secret Wars’, Marvel Comics has been rolling out a series of teasers featuring some of the most iconic comic book storylines that the company has ever produced. ‘Civil War’, ‘Planet Hulk’, ‘Armor Wars’, ‘House of M’, and ‘Age of Apocalypse’ are just a few of the events […]

  • Rob Liefeld Says Cable Is Coming To ‘X-Men’ Movies

    Posted Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Since 2009, X-Men fans have been demanding a proper film treatment for Deadpool. Now after spending years in developmental limbo, it was confirmed in September that 20th Century Fox would finally be giving us the Merc with a Mouth movie that we’ve all wanted. Directed by Tim Miller from a script by ‘Zombieland’ writers Rhett […]

  • Agent Peggy Carter Appearing In ‘Ant-Man’ & ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ (Again)

    Posted Monday, November 3rd, 2014 08:00 pm GMT -5
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    In the time between ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, Agent Peggy Carter has been quite busy. We caught up with her post-Steve Rogers life when we saw her star in a Marvel One-Shot and guest star on ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. Then soon she’ll be featured in her very own […]

  • Movie Review: ‘It Follows’

    Posted Monday, November 3rd, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    When it came to the Graveyard Shift at this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival, no film gained more acclaim from the audience than David Robert Mitchell’s ‘It Follows.’ Critics and film fans alike exclaimed that the movie was one of the best horror movies that they’ve seen in a while. However, when I finally got around […]