DVD Movie Review: Lord Of The Rings 1, Fellowship Of The Ring

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DVD Movie Review: Lord Of The Rings 1, Fellowship Of The Ring

DVD Review: Lord Of The Rings 1, Fellowship Of The RingSynopsis:
Based on J.R.R. Tolkien's masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is an epic adventure of good against evil, the power of friendship and individual courage. The saga centers around an unassuming Hobbit named Frodo Baggins who inherits a Ring that would give a dark and powerful lord the power to enslave the world. With a loyal fellowship of elves, dwarves, men and a wizard, Frodo embarks on a heroic quest to destroy the One Ring and pave the way for the emergence of mankind.

Cast: Billy Boyd Brad Dourif, Cate Blanchett, Christopher Lee, Dominic Monaghan, Elijah Wood, Andy Serkis, Hugo Weaving, Ian Holm, Ian McKellen, John Rhys-Davies, Liv Tyler, Orlando Bloom, Sean Astin, Sean Bean, Viggo Mortensen / Director: Peter Jackson

Lord Of The Rings 1, Fellowship Of The Ring Pictures and Wallpapers:
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Prices and where to buy it:
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Critic Quotes and Reviews:

  • "The best film of the year!"  Peter Travers, Rolling Stoneç
  • "A great picture, a triumphant picture!"  Lisa Schwartzbaum, Entertainment Weekly
    "Not since Gone With The Wind more than 60 years ago has a movie held up as well to the original book."  Paul Clinton, CNN
  • "Spectacular scenery, stupefying effects and epic scope... a dream come true."  Rita Kempley, The Washington Post
  • "Real magic! One of the best films of the year!"  Joel Siegel, Good Morning America
    "...the most rousing and ambitious adventure film of many years and bodes well for the future of the Tolkien fan."  John Anderson, Newsday
  • "An excellent film and a ripping yarn of a movie."  Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

DVD Information:
Format: DVD, Widescreen
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Runtime: 208 minutes
Screen Aspect: Widescreen
Sound Quality: English DTS ES 6.1, Dolby Digital EX 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround
Subtitles: English [CC]
Media Quantity: 4 DVD Disc

Other Information and Links:
Studio: New Line Home Entertainment
Theatrical Release Date: 2001
DVD Release Date: 1/17/2006

DVD Features:

  • An Inside Look At The Special Extended DVD Edition Of The Lord Of The Rings: The Fellowship Of The Ring
  • DVD-Rom Features
  • Audio: English DTS ES 6.1, Dolby Digital EX 5.1, Dolby Digital Surround
  • Original Theatrical Trailers And TV Spots
  • Enya "May It Be" Music Video
  • Preview Of Electronic Arts' Video Game--The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers
  • In-Depth Programs Revealing The Secrets Behind The Production Of The Epic Adventure: Welcome To Middle-Earth, Quest For The Ring, A Passage To Middle Earth
  • Featurettes Created For Lordoftherings.net, Exploring The Locales And Cultures Of Middle-Earth: Finding Hobbiton, Hobbiton Comes Alive, Believing The World Of Bree, Ringwraths: The Fallen Kings, Rivendel: The Elven Refuge, Languages Of Middle-Earth, Two
  • Exclusive 10 Minute Behind-The-Scenes Preview Of The Lord Of The Rings: The Two Towers

DVDs Detailed Information:

Discs 1-2: The Feature:
Four Audio Commentaries by Director and Writers, the Design Team, the Production Team and the Cast (Featuring more than 30 participants including Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen and Academy Award® winners Richard Taylor, Andrew Lesnie, Howard Shore, Jim Rygiel, Randy Cook and more)

Disc 3: From Book To Vision:
Adapting the Book into a Screenplay & Planning the Film
Designing and Building Middle-earth
Storyboards to Pre-Visualization
Weta Workshop Visit: An up-close look at the weapons, armor, creatures and miniatures from the film
Atlas of Middle-earth: Tracing the Journey of the Fellowship
An Interactive Map of New Zealand Highlighting the Location Scouting Process
Galleries of Art and Slideshows with Commentaries by the Artists
Guided Tour of the Wardrobe Department
Footage from Early Meetings, Moving Storyboards and Pre-Visualization Reels

Disc 4: From Vision To Reality
Bringing the Characters to Life
A Day in the Life of a Hobbit
Principal Photography: Stories from the Set
Scale: Creating the Illusion of Size
Galleries of Behind-The-Scenes Photographs and Personal Cast Photos
Editorial and Visual Effects Multi-Angle Progressions
Sound Design Demonstration


 

 

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