18 days short of the 19th anniversary of the release of The Fellowship of the Ring--and for the first time ever--both The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are now available in 4k!
"People have told me over the last couple of days that they have now seen the details that we had put in," Taylor said. "We had thought we had just been a bit fanatical because they weren't apparent to the viewer. Now they are. That's a fantastic thing to hear that. A lot of that very fine detail is now popping out."
Many of us have been waiting for the day LOTR hits HD... and it looks like we finally have a date!
It's not exactly a how-to, but a how-do-they-do-it at a special effects shop (but they really are REAL swords).
LOTR on blu-ray in the fall? Extended editions next year? Let's hope so!
The Tolkien Trust (the British Charity that manages J.R.R. Tolkien's estate) is pushing forward with their lawsuit claiming that New Line Cinema owes them at least $220 million from the 3 films.