Russo, Hinzman and Streiner turned NOTLD into an Ed Wood style fiasco when they decided to tamper with a classic. The NOTLD Anniversary edition makes the Star Wars Special Edtions look like The Godfather.
I think that in order to have the best of both worlds, you should have the Millenium Edition DVD, and the Elite 25th Anniversary Laserdisc. The laserdisc has a ton of extra stills, and the DVD has 5.1 and what I consider to be a slightly better picture. The DVD also has one of the harshest layer breaks I have encountered, but I guess that sure beats the 10 second wait for the laserdisc to flip