|The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring: Platinum Series (2001)|
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.
Discs 1 & 2: Special Extended Edition of the Film
* Widescreen Version of the Film (Anamorphic 2.35:1)
* Dolby Digital EX 5.1 Surround Sound
* dts-es 6.1 Surround Sound
* Stereo Surround Sound
* English Subtitles
* 4 feature-length commentaries by the director and writers, the cast, the production and design teams, with more than 30 participants.
Disc 3: The Appendices Part One - From Book to Vision
* 6 documentaries covering J.R.R. Tolkien, the process of adapting the book into a screenplay and planning the film, designing and building Middle-earth, as well as a visit to Weta Workshop with an up-close look at the costumes, weapons, armor, creatures and miniatures created for the film.
* An interactive map of Middle-earth tracing the journey of the Fellowship
* Galleries of art and accompanying slide shows with commentaries by the artists
* Storyboards and previsualization sequences with film comparisons
Disc 4: The Appendices Part Two - From Vision to Reality
* 11 original documentaries covering the cast, principal photography, a day in the life of a hobbit, visual effects, post production, editing, music and sound and the release of the film
* Galleries of behind-the-scenes photographs
Disc 1--Go to the Scene Selections menus, and highlight the horizontal picture of Chapter 27, the last chapter on Disc 1. Press down on your remote control’s direction pad to highlight a ring icon. Click on the ring icon to watch the MTV version of Elrond’s secret council.
Disc 2--Go to the Scene Selections menus, and highlight the number for Chapter 40, the last chapter on Disc 2. Press down on your remote control’s direction pad to highlight an icon of two towers. Click on the two towers icon to watch the preview of “The Two Towers” that appeared in theatres towards the end of the first film’s theatrical run.
Discs 3 and 4--Go to the Main Menus, and move the menu cursor to the diamond-shaped icon at the bottom of the page. Click on the icon to access the DVDs’ production credits.
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