If you want to go through the history of cinema, you could easily just check out who won what when. There are awards given out to films every year and the importance we place on those awards allow those films to live on long after they’re first made. But this video compilation of 100 shots in 100 years by Jacob T. Swinney is much cooler: he stitched together a hundred years of film by selecting what he thought the best shot was from each year. It’s a truly stunning way to look at movies.

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