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Blu-Ray Review – LoTR The Motion Picture Trilogy (Limited Extended Edition)

With so many (deserved) critical accolades heaped on this franchise the question is not “is this set any good?” it’s “is it worth it?”  The answer is, unequivocally, YES.  I could rave about the new transfer along with everyone else (it’s great) but, in practical terms, the films look much better.  Upconverting was never a friend to the DVD releases, seeming to bring out the flaws as much as the detail.  The Blu-Rays resolve that problem and (for the most part) make these films look like the visual masterpieces they were in the theatre. Continue reading