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5.0 out of 5 stars Colour looking fine...., 28 Jun. 2011
This review is from: The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy (Extended Edition) [Blu-ray] [2011] [2001] (Blu-ray)
Having been alarmed by a few claims that the Fellowship of the Ring was looking a bit green-tinged I watched the whole thing as soon as the pack arrived. Honestly can't see what all the fuss is about - this film looks even more gorgeous than it did on the the extended DVDs (I resisted the temptation to buy the theatrical blu-rays). I was fearing a sickly green hue over everything (including the snow !) but the whole thing looks fantastic to me.

A fitting - and hopefully definitive - release for a true cinematic classic.
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Initial post: 28 Jun 2011 14:00:25 BDT
Bullet says:
Does the boxset include Digital copies of the movies?

Posted on 28 Jun 2011 15:33:00 BDT
A. Nisez says:
I have the boxset too, but I don't want to open it, because I was expecting french subtitles...
can you confirm the list that are on the disc because on the box, it's written only english SDH
thank you in advance !

In reply to an earlier post on 28 Jun 2011 15:52:11 BDT
Last edited by the author on 28 Jun 2011 15:54:11 BDT
ClarkF1 says:
No it doesn't have digital copies or French Subtitles

In reply to an earlier post on 28 Jun 2011 15:53:29 BDT
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In reply to an earlier post on 28 Jun 2011 16:00:49 BDT
A. Nisez says:
You heaven the boxset? Which languages/subtitles are available ?

Posted on 28 Jun 2011 19:58:02 BDT
Last edited by the author on 28 Jun 2011 19:59:08 BDT
I received my copy today: obviously I haven't watched the whole trilogy (theoretically possible, but work intrudes) but I can confirm that the colour is not green tinged as shown in the youtube videos. I have watched the first 40 minutes of disk 1 of FOTR if you wish to correct me.

I will agree that the colouring is a deeper green for the vegetation, looking at the YT footage (I never bought the cinema BR disks, and can only compare to the extended DVD films that I own): however, as the Shire is ideally a green and fertile land then I have no issue with the increase in colour saturation - I can confirm that this does not transfer existing colours and textures to the rest of the screen as shown in the YT videos.

The lack of picture quality for certain people is possibly due to failures in BR equipment/computer/TV hardware, or possibly not upgrading firmware...

In reply to an earlier post on 28 Jun 2011 22:15:51 BDT
It's not so much green tinged as less yellow tinged i.e the colour is more realistic. Most notable in the scene where Frodo and Gandalf are introduced it seems to have lost that warm yellow tinge...

In reply to an earlier post on 28 Jun 2011 23:51:22 BDT
the US editions do,which i think are multi region A,B,C !!!

Posted on 29 Jun 2011 14:04:09 BDT
The Man says:
are the movies spilt over two discs

In reply to an earlier post on 29 Jun 2011 14:05:55 BDT
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