Extended ‘Lord of the Rings’ Arrives on Blu-ray

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Fans of Middle Earth can put the final touches on their high-def home video collection.

Out this week for the first time on high-definition disc is The Lord Of The Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy – Extended Edition (New Line, $119.98). This 15-disc set features the entire trilogy and is packed with hours of extras for the ultimate experience for fans of Peter Jackson’s amazing, Oscar-winning trilogy.

Also out this week is a pair of releases devoted to the popular 1990s CG-animated series Reboot, with fans able to complete their collections with either Reboot: Seasons 3 and 4 (Shout! Factory, $19.93) or the Reboot: Definitive Mainframe Edition (Shout! Factory, $69.99).

From the visual-effects side, there’s the release of Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch (Warner Bros., $28.98 DVD, $35.99 Extended Cut Blu-ray), and the high-definition debut of Joss Whedon’s Serenity (Universal, $19.98 Blu-ray and DVD combo pack).

On the anime side of things is the high-def debut of Cowboy Bebop: The Movie (Sony, $17.97 Blu-ray) and Dragon Ball Z Kai: Season 1, Part 5 (FUNimation, $29.98 DVD, $34.98 Blu-ray).

And for the kids, there’s Team Umizoomi (Paramount, $16.99), Tom & Jerry Value Pack (Warner Bros., $19.98), Timmy Time: Picture Day (HIT Entertainment, $14.98) and 3 Series Scooby-Doo TV Collection (Warner Bros., $19.98). New on high-def are the popular features Stuart Little (Sony, $19.98 Blu-ray and DVD combo pack) and Stuart Little 2 (Sony, $19.98 Blu-ray and DVD combo pack).