Our Sponsor Sideshow Collectibles Send us News
Lord of the Rings Tolkien
Search Tolkien
Lord of The RingsTheOneRing.net - Forged By And For Fans Of JRR Tolkien
Lord of The Rings Serving Middle-Earth Since The First Age

Lord of the Rings Movie News - J.R.R. Tolkien
Do you enjoy the 100% volunteer, not for profit services of TheOneRing.net?
Consider a donation!

  Main Index   Search Posts   Who's Online   Log in
The One Ring Forums: Tolkien Topics: Northern Mine Barrage :
The Hobbit Blu-ray rip leaked on the internet ??

Powder Monkey

Mar 7 2013, 12:14pm

Post #1 of 6 (691 views)
The Hobbit Blu-ray rip leaked on the internet ?? Can't Post

So I just found out that The Hobbit's 1080p BRrip is now available for download as a torrent. How is that possible? Will it hurt the sales ?

Able Seaman

Mar 7 2013, 12:19pm

Post #2 of 6 (330 views)
It's been out for a number of days. [In reply to] Can't Post

Every movie that comes out these days finds its way to torrent sites and a good deal of them before the scheduled release date.


Mar 7 2013, 12:28pm

Post #3 of 6 (292 views)
Not if you buy the DVD as well ... / [In reply to] Can't Post



Mar 7 2013, 2:09pm

Post #4 of 6 (249 views)
I will buy the extended edition! [In reply to] Can't Post

but for now I have the downloaded version to look up things when people say "have you noticed..." and if I haven't noticed I look it up :)
It's a nerd thing Tongue

Vocalist in the progressive metal band Renamed.

Terror of the Seas / Moderator

Mar 7 2013, 2:41pm

Post #5 of 6 (242 views)
Nowadays pretty much everything leaks onto the internet [In reply to] Can't Post

The way I see it, people who download such copies can only really fall into one of the following two categories:

1. Non-fans who want to see what the fuss is about and probably wouldn't buy the DVDs anyway.
2. Fans who are just too desperate to rewatch the films and who'll buy the DVDs anyway.

That's not say to the latter are justified. I think if as fans we respect the filmmakers' efforts, we should honour them by buying officially released products.

There's also the encouraging thought that there might be a "1a" category of folks who actually become fans and buy the official stuff eventually. Who can tell... Smile

(This post was edited by Earl on Mar 7 2013, 2:42pm)

Cabin Boy

Mar 7 2013, 3:38pm

Post #6 of 6 (247 views)
It doesn't matter [In reply to] Can't Post

Many who download it, will buy it.

I will download it, because i can't wait till april. :-)

But i will buy theatrical blu-ray and later EE edition.
Just as i did LOTR editions.


Search for (options) Powered by Gossamer Forum v.1.2.3

home | advertising | contact us | back to top | search news | join list | Content Rating

This site is maintained and updated by fans of The Lord of the Rings, and is in no way affiliated with Tolkien Enterprises or the Tolkien Estate. We in no way claim the artwork displayed to be our own. Copyrights and trademarks for the books, films, articles, and other promotional materials are held by their respective owners and their use is allowed under the fair use clause of the Copyright Law. Design and original photography however are copyright © 1999-2012 TheOneRing.net. Binary hosting provided by Nexcess.net

Do not follow this link, or your host will be blocked from this site. This is a spider trap.