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Elijah Wood

With these 'Rings,' we can put the quest to bed

With these 'Rings,' we can put the quest to bed

"All Hobbits share a love of things that grow," writes Bilbo Baggins at the beginning of the latest Blu-ray release of "The Fellowship of the Ring." If that's true, the little folks of Middle Earth will go gaga over the new "The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy: Extended Edition," arriving this week.

The nine and a half-hour trilogy now runs more like 11 and a half hours, enough to spread out over six Blu-ray discs in three cases, all of them accompanied by nine other standard DVDs packed with an additional 26 hours of bonus extras and documentaries.

The folks at Warner Home Video and New Line Cinema have made sure...