A Nostalgic Bounty of Magical Excellence
This movie is so fantastic, it's difficult to know where to begin in regards to "reviewing" it. The DVD itself is great and the artwork on the cover is amazing. If you grew up with this movie as I did, you know that one big advantage here is that it obviously outshines the VHS version merely because of the increased lifespan of the DVD disc over the VHS tape, not to mention the menu features that offer all kinds of goodies that you wouldn't get otherwise. I am really particular when it comes to things that I have sentimental attachment to, and this movie certainly falls into that category, but while I do have a soft spot for the "original", this re-release offers the same great film with the added benefits of new age technology.
As for the movie itself, the quality and integrity is fantastic. This is definitely one of those movies that stick with you and, upon re-watching, remind you why you loved it in the first place. It's an excellent film for the young and old alike, providing all the staples of a good movie including songs, action, and a killer plot, and even though CGI and Pixar-style movies are all the rage nowadays, I think it's safe to say that The Hobbit is sure to be a favorite amongst many for a very long time...especially given the newer live-action Lord of the Rings sequels.
Wonderful movie, wonderful DVD, and you can get it for a wonderful price here on Ebay.Read full review