With its original release date only two months away, the Blu-ray release of ‘The Lord of the Rings: The Motion Picture Trilogy’ has been pushed back from Nov. 3 to sometime in the first quarter of 2010. Considering that this release only contains the theatrical versions of the movies, with the extended directors cut planned to be released sometime afterward, you can expect that those will also be delayed. Unless the delay was to match up dates with the other edition, but it doesn’t make sense to make them compete in my mind. Personally I will probably wait until the directors cut is released before I pick these up. Hopefully they get their heads right and put them both together like every other Blu-ray so far that’s also had a directors cut. After all what’s the 50 gb of disc space for?