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Postby nocera » Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:54 am

Sounds like they may be announcing the 4k box set today, which is going to release in December
Me: "What about the 4K LOTR boxset?

Fiane: "But you've already bought the blu-rays"

Me: "I've had one, yes. What about second blu-rays?"

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Postby eddy » Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:04 am

Sounds like they may be announcing the 4k box set today, which is going to release in December
Me: "What about the 4K LOTR boxset?

Fiane: "But you've already bought the blu-rays"

Me: "I've had one, yes. What about second blu-rays?"
Yeah, I've went as far as owning the Canadian version blurays as well because the color timing was different. I have $50 off at best buy, so I'll probably pick lotr and Hobbit up as my kids like both. Will make for a good Christmas present. I'm sure they'll come out with an ultra box set of everything after I buy both separate


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Postby nocera » Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:06 am

That's awesome that it's both theatrical & extended. Though, I'm not sure why anybody would bother watching the theatrical. It kind of sucks that they couldn't also include the appendices so now I have hold onto the blu-rays.

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Postby Kane » Wed Oct 07, 2020 9:52 am

I have it out. I have it out, stroking it.

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Postby eddy » Wed Oct 07, 2020 10:09 am

That's awesome that it's both theatrical & extended. Though, I'm not sure why anybody would bother watching the theatrical. It kind of sucks that they couldn't also include the appendices so now I have hold onto the blu-rays.
Yep, sounds like 1 disc for theatrical and 2 for 4k EE

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Postby eddy » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:08 pm

Presales are up $89 for each trilogy. Middle earth box set coming next summer

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Postby tifosi77 » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:10 pm

Sounds like they may be announcing the 4k box set today, which is going to release in December
Me: "What about the 4K LOTR boxset?

Fiane: "But you've already bought the blu-rays"

Me: "I've had one, yes. What about second blu-rays?"
Haha, this gave me a good chuckle. :thumb:

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Postby nocera » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:11 pm

Not bad but I'll hold out for the Middle Earth set.

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Postby eddy » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:15 pm

Not bad but I'll hold out for the Middle Earth set.
I want that as well, but I have a bad feeling I won't be able to wait until summer

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Postby eddy » Wed Oct 07, 2020 2:18 pm

Am I reading it correctly that the vfx shots were done in 4k as well???

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Postby tifosi77 » Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:10 pm

That would be a pretty heavy undertaking to remaster the VFX. When those first movies were made, VFX were typically rendered in 2k and then upresed for distribution; it's only been the last couple years where 4k rendering was normal. That'd be pretty great if they did that.

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Postby eddy » Wed Oct 07, 2020 3:23 pm

That would be a pretty heavy undertaking to remaster the VFX. When those first movies were made, VFX were typically rendered in 2k and then upresed for distribution; it's only been the last couple years where 4k rendering was normal. That'd be pretty great if they did that.
That's why I was kinda taken back by this

Peter Jackson and the team remastered the entirety of both trilogies (and extended editions), including the special effects, to make these masterpieces of cinema look as amazing and breathtaking on your modern devices as the day we saw them in the theater.

https://www.theonering.net/torwp/2020/1 ... ean-astin/

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Postby eddy » Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:47 am



Love these

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Postby tifosi77 » Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:38 pm

I think after the Xeno, the Balrog is my favorite movie monster.

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Postby tifosi77 » Wed Oct 21, 2020 8:15 pm

Wow, what a thread. That'd be pretty neat if that's where it came from.

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Postby shafnutz05 » Thu Oct 22, 2020 6:52 am

Wow, what a thread. That'd be pretty neat if that's where it came from.
Yeah, that was a fascinating read.

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Postby eddy » Wed Nov 18, 2020 4:06 pm

Oh sweet lord, this guy did a star wars and Indy poster encompassing the 3 movies and they are incredible. This is going to be gorgeous


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Postby Freddy Rumsen » Fri Nov 27, 2020 10:29 am

I usually rewatch the Lord of the Rings on Thanksgiving, and "Return of the King" has my favorite back-to-back scenes in the trilogy.

As Aragorn bows we then see the four Hobbits return to the Shire and an old lady looks on them and shakes her head at boys she knows to be troublemakers.

Humility and honor.

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Postby tifosi77 » Fri Nov 27, 2020 12:05 pm

If I ever reach a stage of life where "My friends, you bow to no one" fails to make me tear up, I'll eat a bullet. You know, if anyone ever has them in stock again.

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Postby eddy » Fri Nov 27, 2020 3:40 pm

The 4k discs are getting some terrific praise. A lot of good technical stuff in here

https://thedigitalbits.com/item/lord-of ... 020-4k-uhd

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Postby eddy » Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:37 am

Just watched that. Good stuff. I got my hobbit and rings 4k movies. They are gifts for the kids for Christmas and I'm currently having a tough time having to wait until then to watch, so maybe that ridiculous shelf elf will bring them this weekend.

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Postby blackjack68 » Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:51 am

I usually rewatch the Lord of the Rings on Thanksgiving, and "Return of the King" has my favorite back-to-back scenes in the trilogy.

As Aragorn bows we then see the four Hobbits return to the Shire and an old lady looks on them and shakes her head at boys she knows to be troublemakers.

Humility and honor.
Is it an old lady or an old man? Always had trouble telling.

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Postby nocera » Wed Dec 02, 2020 10:58 am

I just saw that those greedy sons of dodints are double dipping... again. There's another 4K UHD collection coming next year.
An Ultimate Collector’s Edition featuring both the theatrical and extended versions of the three films, as well as bonus content (possibly never-before-seen) will be releasing sometime in Summer 2021, as the most comprehensive (and breathtaking, no doubt) collection of the trilogy ever made so far.
https://geekculture.co/the-lord-of-the- ... -one-ring/

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