Contest: Win Saving Lincoln From Pictures From the Fringe

Posted in: Contests, Expired Contests by Gino Sassani on June 18th, 2013

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.

94 Comments

  1. Michelle Sanchez
    06/21/2013 @ 7:17 am

    He changed ideals and made hard choices.

  2. Marilyne Lavoie
    06/21/2013 @ 8:08 am

    His charisma

  3. Marc-Andre Taillefer
    06/21/2013 @ 8:08 am

    Great personnality

  4. Adrienne Gordon
    06/21/2013 @ 12:36 pm

    Tackled slavery

  5. Jerold A. Sauer
    06/21/2013 @ 2:22 pm

    A great President and a great man

  6. David Hollingsworth
    06/21/2013 @ 7:34 pm

    He had morals, and ethics. Also, he strived to do right by the good of America.

  7. Daniel M
    06/21/2013 @ 8:48 pm

    stuck with what he believed was morally right

  8. kelvin hobson
    06/22/2013 @ 8:02 am

    made some tough decisions in hard times!

  9. Anastasia
    06/23/2013 @ 12:49 am

    He changed the fate of millions of people, doing the honorable and right thing despite it’s unpopularity 🙂

  10. Colleen
    06/23/2013 @ 2:07 am

    Abolished slavery.

  11. Evan
    06/23/2013 @ 3:53 am

    He was brave and a decision maker, and he certainly made his mark. Thanks.

  12. Matt
    06/23/2013 @ 11:29 pm

    Abolished slavery

  13. Jacob LaFountaine
    06/24/2013 @ 12:21 am

    Overseeing the Civil War

  14. carol
    06/24/2013 @ 12:18 pm

    He was a humanitarian, and changed the lives of black people in many ways, making them free

  15. nicole belletiere
    06/30/2013 @ 7:46 am

    freed the slaves

  16. steve weber
    07/03/2013 @ 4:54 pm

    abolished slavery.

  17. Jason F
    07/04/2013 @ 9:54 pm

    He truelley cared for the people of this country

  18. marian boll
    07/05/2013 @ 11:39 pm

    He stood up for what he believed to be fair and true.

  19. nikki robak
    07/06/2013 @ 10:23 am

    Lincoln was so iconic because of everything he did liberating the slaves

  20. Irene Cypher
    07/06/2013 @ 2:45 pm

    He freed the slaves!

  21. Kyl Neusch
    07/06/2013 @ 5:30 pm

    made some tough decisions

  22. Guy Henderson
    07/07/2013 @ 1:26 am

    His stand against slavery

  23. Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard
    07/07/2013 @ 5:43 pm

    because he stood by his beliefs when they werent popular

  24. Elaine Buonsante
    07/07/2013 @ 7:43 pm

    He stood for what he believed in.

  25. Maxine Higgins
    07/09/2013 @ 12:08 am

    I think Lincoln was an iconic president because he never lost his connection with common people, he stood up for what he believed in, and was willing to make the sacrifices to accomplish what he knew was right.

  26. Lisa
    07/09/2013 @ 10:42 pm

    He freed the slaves–one of the better presidents for that reason alone.

  27. June S.
    07/10/2013 @ 6:41 pm

    I admire him because he was not greedy. He lived within his means, and did really care about others.

  28. Gary Smith
    07/13/2013 @ 4:23 pm

    He wasn’t afraid to tackle the important issues.

  29. Shauntea Crutcher
    07/19/2013 @ 11:11 pm

    He wasn’t afraid to deal with the issue of slavery.

  30. Lisa V.
    07/21/2013 @ 7:16 am

    I think he is iconic for his role in abolishing slavery.

  31. Jennifer L.
    07/21/2013 @ 10:52 pm

    He took on some really big issues.

  32. Melissa B.
    07/22/2013 @ 10:30 am

    At the time he was probably quite intimidating due to his height and self-confidence.

  33. Aaron Humphrey
    07/23/2013 @ 12:36 am

    He was very honorable

  34. Sandra Marra
    07/23/2013 @ 12:27 pm

    He stood strong to re-unite the country during a very difficult time in history.

  35. Denise S
    07/23/2013 @ 4:58 pm

    He made tough choices even when they weren’t popular.

  36. Jim W.
    07/24/2013 @ 9:43 am

    The Emancipation Proclamation

  37. john hutchens
    07/24/2013 @ 2:37 pm

    he felt strongly about human rights and never waivered

  38. Diane baum
    07/24/2013 @ 5:48 pm

    He had no formal education

  39. peter gladue
    07/24/2013 @ 8:59 pm

    was a strong leader, even when his son died

  40. Gary
    07/25/2013 @ 2:08 pm

    He truly believed in the Freedom of all mankind.

  41. ky2here
    07/25/2013 @ 4:08 pm

    Emancipation Proclamation and his relationship with Joshua Speed.

  42. Karen
    07/25/2013 @ 6:17 pm

    Two words: Emancipation Proclamation.

  43. Kathleen M Smith
    07/25/2013 @ 7:32 pm

    He is an iconic president because he abolished slavery and worked to overcome personal and political obstacles.

  44. Jen C.
    07/25/2013 @ 10:55 pm

    abolished slavery

  45. Ruby Daniels
    07/26/2013 @ 3:49 am

    He believed everybody was equal

  46. Regina M
    07/26/2013 @ 11:25 am

    He took a stand for what is right!

  47. Beth C
    07/26/2013 @ 4:36 pm

    he was powerful yet seemed accessible

  48. Deborah Wallin
    07/26/2013 @ 6:49 pm

    He was wise beyond his years.

  49. Susan Smith
    07/26/2013 @ 7:27 pm

    He stood for what he believed in.

  50. Tiffany Mann
    07/26/2013 @ 7:55 pm

    He fought to end slavery.