Chuck Workman at his editing station in Beverly Hills in 2010, the last year he created montages for the Oscars. Workman says montages today have a less highly edited style. Damian Dovarganes/AP hide caption

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Actors dressed in full Ku Klux Klan regalia for scenes in 1915's The Birth of a Nation. Hulton Archive/ Getty Images hide caption

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British actor Idris Elba played Stringer Bell, second-in-command to Baltimore drug kingpin Avon Barksdale, in HBO's The Wire. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Historian Peniel Joseph says criticism of the film Selma as historically inaccurate is misguided, and that the movie correctly portrays African-Americans as the drivers of the civil rights movement. Kelvin Ma/Peniel Joseph hide caption

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In 2012, Kirk Douglas attended the last 70mm film screening of 1960's Spartacus, which he starred in. Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images hide caption

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Scene still from Bert Williams Lime Kiln Field Day Project. Bert Williams, Walker Thompson (standing center), John Wesley Jenkins (seated right). In a concession to white audiences, Williams, the lead, wore blackface, but the other black characters did not. Museum of Modern Art hide caption

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Tony Zhou's essay on the dilemma directors face integrating new technologies references this scene from the BBC TV series Sherlock, in which text messages are depicted on screen. YouTube/A Brief Look at Texting and the Internet in Film hide caption

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Lea Seydoux plays Emma in the film Blue Is the Warmest Color, directed by Abdellatif Kechiche. AP hide caption

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Public health innovation gets its closeup. Laila Abdul-Hadi Jadallah/FastForward Health hide caption

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Critic Joe Queenan writes in the Wall Street Journal that Hollywood should "stop making movies like Grown Ups", starring Chris Rock, Kevin James, David Spade, Adam Sandler, and Rob Schneider (not pictured). "Humanity will thank you for it," he adds. Tracy Bennett/Sony Pictures hide caption

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