This three minute montage from Scott Ewing is, itself, almost Oscar worthy. Scott should, at least, be considered for doing some of the montages that they like so much at the Oscar ceremonies.
From the description on Vimeo:
"This montage began as a labor of love and quickly became an obsession of mine. Many days and hours were spent researching clips, downloading and editing. This could not have been possible without the complete and total encouragement from my wife Tiffany ... you rock!
The following montage chronicles the evolution of film from its conception in 1878 by Edward J. Muybridge to the Lumiere brothers in 1895. Georges Melies a trip to the moon in 1902 was a total game changer and from there we go to the first theatrical releases starting in 1920-2014 ... this portion of the montage is chronological."
Even if you can't appreciate the editing skills, this should remind you of some things you need to re-watch. The Vimeo description also has a list of the films used, if you can't quite place a clip.
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