On March 15, 2005, Magnolia Pictures and Rhino Home Video will release End of the Century: The Story of the Ramones on DVD, reports Paste Magazine. Full of exclusives, End of the Century is both a celebration of the band's music and a document of the group's road to near success, pitted with emotional power struggles and substance abuse. The film debuted in New York Aug. 20, 2004, followed by a critically acclaimed national rollout in theaters around the US. End of the Century moves from the band's CBGB and London heydays, the decade-long silence between Joey and Johnny caused by a dispute over a girl, to the deaths of Joey and Dee Dee Ramone and The Ramones' induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of fame in 2002. End of the Century has it all; unseen live and studio footage, extensive interviews with ex-band mates, Punk Magazine scribe Legs McNeil, family, friends and figures from New York City's punk scene. It chronicles the bonds of childhood friendship and rock 'n' roll, as well as, their eventual breakdown. Me thinks this also includes footage of Joey previously not cleared for the original release.
For the casual fan or newcomer, a must have.