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 4-Minute ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Preview Includes First Clip

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in October when the first trailer for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ was released, we were greeted by the Sentiel of Liberty jumping out of a plane to avoid talking to Black Widow about dating coworkers on the weekends. Now, we have the first clip from the upcoming...
  • TV Review: ‘Arrow: The Promise’

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 06:30 pm GMT -4 by
    After clocking in last week with ‘Time of Death’, one of the best episodes this season so far, ‘Arrow’ keeps their momentum going with yet another awesome episode. With Team Arrow stronger than ever (minus Roy, who was off doing who knows what while everyone else was...
  • First Look At ‘What If? Age Of Ultron’ #1

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -4 by
    The evil robot Ultron is a pretty hot commodity these days. Not only did he star in Brian Michael Bendis’ crossover event ‘Age of Ultron‘, but he also lends his name to the highly anticipated Joss Whedon sequel, ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’, where he will...
  • Will Scarlett Johansson’s Pregnancy Affect ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Even though Marvel Studios has no plans at the moment to create a live action adaptation of ‘Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow’, one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is expecting a little bundle of joy. According to E! News, Scarlett Johansson is currently about four months...
  • Marvel Comics Unveils Trailer For 75th Anniversary

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in 2011, the Fantastic Four celebrated their 50th anniversary. In 2012, Spider-Man celebrated his 50th. Then in 2013, the Avengers and the X-Men both hit that landmark number. Now, Marvel Comics as a whole is celebrating their 75th year in 2014. ‘Marvel Comics’ #1 hit...
  • New Trailer, Posters, & Images From ‘Oculus’ Starring Karen Gillan

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -4 by
    Since she left her role as Amelia Pond on ‘Doctor Who’, Karen Gillan has been very busy and she’s about to have a really good year. Not only will she appear in the upcoming Phase Two Marvel Studios film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ as Nebula later this summer, but she...
  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: T.A.H.I.T.I.’

    Posted Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    We have waited literally a month for another installment of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘, but this week’s episode was definitely worth the wait. After Skye was left incapacitated and on the verge of death by Ian Quinn in ‘T.R.A.C.K.S.’, Agent Coulson and his team...
  • Zack Snyder Responds to Joel Silver About Terry Gilliam’s ‘Watchmen’

    Posted Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    While director Zack Snyder is preparing to roll camera on his latest superhero film, ‘Batman vs. Superman’ (or whatever they’re calling it these days), it appears that the conversation has shifted to his previous DC Comics adaptation, ‘Watchmen’. And no, it’s not...
  • Thomas Kretschmann Discusses Multi-Picture Marvel Deal

    Posted Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 12:19 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in January, we learned that Thomas Kretchmann of NBC’s ‘Dracula’, ‘King Kong’, and ‘Stalingrad’ would be filling the role of Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker in ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. The monocle-wearing former Nazi and prominent HYDRA member is said...
  • ABC Airing One-Hour Marvel Special ‘Marvel Studios: Assembling A Universe’

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Earlier this month, filming started on the final chapter of Marvel Studios’ Phase Two, ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. Pictures have started to leak online of Joss Whedon’s superhero team up sequel as they shoot in South Africa, but it looks like the studio is preparing...
  • First Look At Titan Comics’ Two New ‘Doctor Who’ Comic Series

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Back in January, BBC Worldwide and Titan Comics announced their new partnership to produce brand new comics based on the 10th, 11th, and 12th Doctors from the acclaimed British sci-fi staple, ‘Doctor Who’. Now, we finally know who the creative teams behind David Tennant...
  • TV Review: ‘The Walking Dead: Still’

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -4 by
    Often times, people are quick to label ‘The Walking Dead’ as a zombie show. However, the reality of the situation is that it’s a show about the people left over after the zombie apocalypse. While it’s great to see all the zombie killing action week after week, the show...
  • Watch The First Four Minutes Of This Week’s ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 02:00 pm GMT -4 by
    After a month of waiting in suspense, we are finally going to find out what happened to Skye after the last episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’. This Tuesday, the first television show set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe returns with an all-new episode that finds...
  • Warner Bros. Releases ‘Jupiter Ascending’ International Trailer

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 01:10 pm GMT -4 by
    Rumors have been circulating lately about the Wachowskis making a return to their seminal sci-fi feature film, ‘The Matrix’, by creating a new trilogy for Warner Bros. However, before they can get the ball rolling on that, they have two other works marking their return to...
  • Slade Wilson Returns To Starling City In New ‘Arrow’ Promos

    Posted Monday, March 3rd, 2014 11:00 am GMT -4 by
    As I said in my review of the most recent episode of ’Arrow‘, business is surely about to pick up in the next episode of the DC Comics superhero show on The CW. In the closing moments of ‘Time of Death’, we saw Oliver Queen’s former island ally finally make...