This is the first of it's kind objective measurement tool for comparing the bass in movies - it's totally apples-to-apples. (The measurement methodology AND content below 2.5 Stars is at the bottom of this post.)
No longer do you have to rely on some website's review of the bass in a movie. Who can decipher what "aplomb" and "bombastic" and "incredibly deep" and "teeth-rattling" and "room-shuddering" really mean, anyway? Now you don't have to.
The links below will take you to each
As requested: Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring - Extended DVD Edition DTS-ES 6.1:
Level - 4 Stars (112.2dB composite)
Extension - 3 Stars (16Hz)
Dynamics - 5 Stars (29.3dB)
Execution - Will poll
Overall - TBD
Recommendation - TBD
This mix is 3dB hotter, and 2dB more dynamic than the BD Theatrical mix. It appears to be a better mix overall.
The good news is that the BD Extended Edition Mix is nearly identical to this one, with a very similar PvA.
So, the BD