The website “DVD Journal” has named the just released LOTR: FOTR Extended Edition DVD as the fourth best of all time. Here is the editor’s top 25: “New Line’s four-disc Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring: Extended Edition will serve as a standard-bearer for special-edition DVDs for some time to come, and it also includes a new version of the film — it arguably is an even better movie now.” [More]

There is also a more extensive review: “And yes, it is a new version. There’s new stuff added throughout the entire movie; over a third of the film’s scenes have either been extended or are altogether new.” [Even More]