The 4K Release of Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit

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I have such a backlog of things I haven't watched yet that a re-watch is fairly low on the list.
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Now that I have the missing disk, a rewatch may be on the agenda!
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I’ve never seen the EE….
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Jude wrote: Mon Sep 13, 2021 11:42 amApparently there will be the original trailer that was shown at Cannes and hasn't been seen since then.
Someone on TORn recently posted a link to the Cannes preview reel, which I hadn't seen before. I really enjoyed watching it and noticing the little differences from (what I recall of) the finished films. Mostly dialogue, though the Balrog is a lot more shadowy than firey, presumably because New Line was working hard to keep the design a secret prior to Fellowship's release.

https://sp.rmbl.ws/s8/2/I/V/5/D/IV5Dk.haa.mp4
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Thanks for finding that! That was quite a watch - I can see how the original audience at Cannes would have been captivated by it.

The leadup to the appearance of the Balrog, before you actually see it, is magnificent.

I notice there was a one-second clip of Arwen waking up from her - coma? That plotline never made sense to me.
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