The Lord of the Rings: the Fellowship of the Ring

The Best DVDs and Blu-rays of 2012 | 31 Jan 2013 // 4:10 PM

From classics to contemporary television, the typical titles and the surprising outsider choices, the year in home video was just as divisive, and delightful, as the rest of our meaningful media.


The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) | 18 Dec 2001 // 8:00 AM

What is potentially most urgent about 'The Fellowship of the Ring' is how it reflects the tenor of our time.


Blu 'Ring''s the Thing...or Is It? | 6 Apr 2010 // 11:45 AM

The magnificent Lord of the Rings trilogy (The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King) have arrived on Blu-ray in -- scandal among scandals -- their original theatrical cuts. SHOCK! HORROR!

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