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

  • New ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Rumors About Daisy Ridley & Mark Hamill

    Posted Friday, October 3rd, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Slowly but surely, new details are trickling out about ‘Star Wars: Episode VII.‘ However, the question remains about which rumors are true and which ones are purely speculation. Recently, we got a look at the Chrometroopers and heard a little bit about their function in J.J. Abrams’ upcoming adventure in a galaxy far, far away. Now, […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Heavy Is The Head’

    Posted Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    After an explosive season premiere last week, ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ returns with another installment that sees some familiar faces returning and a good bit of side swapping. However, despite having some key moments throughout the episode that knocked it out of the park, the whole thing just seemed like it was going through the motions in […]

  • Ethan Hawke Rumored For ‘Doctor Strange’ Lead

    Posted Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    About a month ago, it was being reported that Scott Derrickson’s ‘Doctor Strange’ had found its leading man in Joaquin Phoenix. Marvel Studios had allegedly attempted to lock the actor in for San Diego Comic Con, but no deal could be reached at the time. While it appeared that things were being finalized for the […]

  • Why David Fincher Passed On Directing ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

    Posted Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 04:16 pm GMT -5
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    Soon, the world will get to witness David Fincher’s genius yet again when ‘Gone Girl’ starring Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris, Tyler Perry, and Carrie Coon hits theaters this weekend. Just as he did with previous films ‘Fight Club,’ ‘Zodiac,’ ‘The Curious Case of Benjamin Button,’, and ‘The Social Network’ the director takes […]

  • Will Marvel Studios Split ‘The Avengers 3’ Into Two Parts?

    Posted Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    These days, it seems like when movie studios don’t want their franchises to end, they’ll split the final chapter into two parts. ‘Harry Potter’, ‘Twilight’, and ‘The Hunger Games’ all did it and found success in this strategy. But is Marvel the next one to capitalize on the two-part ending? It’s no surprise that when […]

  • More Freaky Promos For ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

    Posted Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 02:02 pm GMT -5
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    We’re one week away from the season premiere of ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show,’ so it’s not surprising that the promos for the show are getting freakier. Previously, we met the new cast featuring a mix of old reliables and newcomers such as Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Michael Chiklis, Evan Peters, and more, plus the “most […]

  • First Look At ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ Chrome Troopers

    Posted Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Last month, we got our first look at the Stormtroopers and Snowtroopers that will appear in ‘Star Wars: Episode VII.’ Both ranks of Imperial minions get a nice, sleek, updated look for J.J. Abrams upcoming adventure in a galaxy far, far away. However, it appears that they won’t be the only bucketheads inhabiting the next […]

  • ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Releases Unfinished Episodes

    Posted Monday, September 29th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    As the debut of the brand new animated series ‘Star Wars Rebels’ approaches this week, we mustn’t forget its epic predecessor, ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars.’ Though it was cancelled when Disney purchased Lucasfilm, its legacy still lives on in ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars – The Lost Missions’ (the show’s final season on Netflix), […]

  • New ‘Once Upon A Time’ Clip Gives Us More Elsa

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    During the season three finale of ‘Once Upon A Time,’ fans learned that the Queen of Arendelle would be heading to Storybrooke in the show’s fourth season. After shattering box office records and entering the hearts of Disney fans of all ages last year, it was announced that the stars of ‘Frozen’ would be making […]

  • Exclusive Interview: ‘Leprechaun Origins’ Star/WWE Superstar Hornswoggle

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    2014 has been a crazy year for WWE Superstars and major motion pictures. Of course, there was the slew of movies from Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, but Dave Bautista surprised the world with his role as Drax the Destroyer in ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. Then, former ‘Real World’ star The Miz and current ‘Total Divas’ […]

  • ‘Y: The Last Man’ Movie Is Dead Again

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -5
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    For the better part of a decade, a big screen adaptation of Brian K. Vaughn’s seminal comic series ‘Y: The Last Man‘ has been on again and off again in so many different forms. When ‘Disturbia’ director DJ Caruso left the project in 2012, Louis Leterrier of ‘The Incredible Hulk’ tried to turn it into a […]

  • New ‘Jupiter Ascending’ International Trailer & Poster

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    At the beginning of the year, I named the Wachowskis’ ‘Jupiter Ascending‘ as one of my most anticipated films of the year. Unfortunately, the latest movie from the creative geniuses behind ‘The Matrix’ and ‘Cloud Atlas’ was pushed back to February 2015. However, just because we have to wait a little longer to lay eyes on […]

  • First Look At Adrianne Palicki In ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Friday, September 26th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    In the season two premiere of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, we were treated to a whole mess of guest stars. From Lucy Lawless’ Isabelle Hartley to Brian Patrick Wade’s Absorbing Man to Hayley Atwell’s Peggy Carter, there were plenty of new and exciting faces to welcome (or welcome back) to the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the […]

  • Debbie Does Death In New ‘Ouija’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 07:33 pm GMT -5
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    Hasbro and Universal probably thought that the toy box would be spilling out into theaters around the world by now thanks to their deal from 2008 to create movies based on some of their most popular products, but after the domestic failure of ‘Battleship,’ things seemed to slow down on ‘Candy Land,’ ‘Stretch Armstrong,’ and […]

  • Revisit ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’ With These New Featurettes & Gag Reel

    Posted Thursday, September 25th, 2014 05:00 pm GMT -5
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    One of the biggest movies to hit theaters this summer was ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’. After vacating the director’s chair after ‘X2’, Bryan Singer returned to the franchise and he brought the original cast from his seminal superhero movie from the year 2000 to create the most epic installment of the series so far. […]