Abraham Lincoln : Vampire Hunter

Posted in: Disc Reviews by Gino Sassani on June 22nd, 2012

Overall
(out of 5)

Gino Sassani

Gino Sassani is a member of the Southeastern Film Critic's Association (SEFCA). He is a film and television critic based in Tampa, Florida. He's also the Senior Editor here at Upcomingdiscs. Gino started reviewing films in the early 1990's as a segment of his local television show Focus. He's an award-winning recording artist for Omega Records. Gino is currently working on his 8th album Merchants & Mercenaries. Gino took over Upcomingdiscs Dec 1, 2008. He works out of a home theater he calls The Reel World. Favorite films: The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, The Body Snatcher (Val Lewton film with Karloff and Lugosi, not the pod people film), Unforgiven, Gladiator, The Lion King, Jaws, Son Of Frankenstein, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, and Monsters, Inc.

3 Comments

  1. Bill Love
    06/22/2012 @ 1:50 am

    Tween you and another critic I read, this seems like a must-see flick — a real sleeper, like yiu said. Funny, the other guy hated the 3D, and you love it. Guess I’ll have to check for myself now!

  2. AsianGuy1137
    06/26/2012 @ 2:41 am

    I have to say, this is the first full-fledged review aside from those abysmal, self-proclaimed 4-5 word reviews that seem to have become the norm of critics these days, which truly captures what I believe. Although I too enjoyed the historical aspects of the film, I believe that they should be taken with the slightest consideration and seen more as background decor, such as the subtly rendered lighting of an artistic landscape which helps encapsulate but does not significantly capture the essence of the subject. The film itself came off more as a classic hero-esque flick that would easily become recognizable trademarks for a specific genre, which in this case I shall dub historical action hero for the lack of a more adequate, clever alternative. It is quite disheartening to see the poor reception from many popular critics, but the presence of one candle, no matter how seemingly insignificant, can light a sea of darkness. Good day to you sir.

  3. Carol Ames
    06/26/2012 @ 4:58 pm

    Not my usual type of movie but this one intrigues me after this thorough review.

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