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LOTR & The Hobbit in 4K

LOTR & The Hobbit in 4K
« on: October 13, 2020, 09:24:20 PM »
Missed this last week but it was finally confirmed for Dec 1 release. Bill Hunt's writeup: https://thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two-cents/100720-0900

There's a big 6 pack of both LOTR & Hobbit trilogies coming in summer 2021, too. 

I am ambivalent at best on the Hobbit especially the final movie. Way too violent for that book. I may just get the LOTR set and be done with it.

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« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2020, 10:26:00 PM »
Missed this last week but it was finally confirmed for Dec 1 release. Bill Hunt's writeup: https://thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two-cents/100720-0900

There's a big 6 pack of both LOTR & Hobbit trilogies coming in summer 2021, too.

I am ambivalent at best on the Hobbit especially the final movie. Way too violent for that book. I may just get the LOTR set and be done with it.
I should be getting review copies. I'm looking forward to LOTR, but I'm not sure how well the VFX shots will hold up in 4K. The Hobbit is a different story....I'm not a fan of the films at all (way too long and they drag). 
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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2020, 08:14:31 AM »
Missed this last week but it was finally confirmed for Dec 1 release. Bill Hunt's writeup: https://thedigitalbits.com/columns/my-two-cents/100720-0900

There's a big 6 pack of both LOTR & Hobbit trilogies coming in summer 2021, too.

I am ambivalent at best on the Hobbit especially the final movie. Way too violent for that book. I may just get the LOTR set and be done with it.
Exactly what I was thinking. 
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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2020, 08:24:18 AM »
yup...immediately preordered the LotR but quick pass on the hobbit...i rarely watch them...so i can deal with 1080 on them
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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2020, 08:38:59 AM »
Definitely looking forward to reviews including yours, David. Even more than video upgrades, I'm really hopeful that the Atmos / immersive audio is done really well with a lot of activity - there are obviously ample opportunities for that! 

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« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2020, 08:53:03 AM »
Definitely looking forward to reviews including yours, David. Even more than video upgrades, I'm really hopeful that the Atmos / immersive audio is done really well with a lot of activity - there are obviously ample opportunities for that!
after watching Peter Jacksons District 9 last night with ATMOS....i REALLY hope he does the same thing with the LotR trilogy! man that atmos was great in District 9
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« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2020, 11:24:30 AM »
after watching Peter Jacksons District 9 last night with ATMOS....i REALLY hope he does the same thing with the LotR trilogy! man that atmos was great in District 9
Haven't seen that - sounds very promising! I have to think LOTR being such a huge and special legacy for him he'll make sure it takes every advantage of all the format's potential - HDR, Atmos etc. Really looking forward to seeing more details and reviews soon.

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« Reply #7 on: October 14, 2020, 12:30:58 PM »
This is the version that I'd wish Warner would put on 4K:  https://tolkieneditor.wordpress.com/

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« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2020, 12:51:03 PM »
This is the version that I'd wish Warner would put on 4K:  https://tolkieneditor.wordpress.com/
I wish they would bring out all the seasons of 24, but have each season cut as one real time 24 hour episode. 
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« Reply #9 on: November 23, 2020, 03:32:27 AM »
Will definitely be picking these up

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« Reply #10 on: November 23, 2020, 05:09:05 AM »
i haven't been this excited for a triple dip....ever lol
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« Reply #11 on: November 23, 2020, 08:02:55 AM »
i haven't been this excited for a triple dip....ever lol
I've only seen the first LOTR film once. I figure this is the time to finally watch the entire trilogy. 
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« Reply #12 on: November 23, 2020, 09:36:25 AM »
I've only seen the first LOTR film once. I figure this is the time to finally watch the entire trilogy.
whaaaaaaattttt? lol

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Re: LOTR & The Hobbit in 4K
« Reply #13 on: November 23, 2020, 10:02:05 AM »
whaaaaaaattttt? lol
I read the books, and I liked the books much better. But I'm going to take another crack, especially with them on 4K. 
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Re: LOTR & The Hobbit in 4K
« Reply #14 on: November 23, 2020, 10:22:41 AM »
the cool thing is they did a bunch of small details that were in the books to make it as close as possible

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