The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring 4 Disc Collector's DVD Gift Set  

The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring 4 Disc Collector's DVD Gift Set

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Collector's 4 DVD set complete with Argonath Bookend Statues

In every aspect, the extended edition of Peter Jackson's epic fantasy The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is superior to the theatrical version.

No-one who cares at all about the film should ever need to watch the original again. Well, maybe the impatient and the squeamish will still prefer it, because this extended edition makes a long film 30 minutes longer and there's a wee bit more violence. But the changes--sometimes whole scenes, sometimes merely a few seconds--make for a richer film.

There's more of the spirit of JRR Tolkien, embodied in more songs and a longer opening focusing on Hobbiton. There's more character development, and more background into what is to come in the two subsequent films, such as Galadriel's gifts to the Fellowship and Aragorn's burden of lineage.

Some additions make more sense to the plot while others are merely worth seeing, such as the wood elves leaving Middle-earth or the view of Caras Galadhon (but sorry, there's still no Tom Bombadil).

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Starring Andy Serkis, Billy Boyd, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Hugo Weaving, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler, Marton Csokas, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Viggo Mortensen
Format DVD
Condition Used - Good
Barcode 5017239191725
SKU 952