With all things taken into account, film really has not been around for that long. It has not even been around for 150 years. Its remarkable rise to prominence has meant that all of its relatable breakthroughs have been thoroughly documented.
With the subject of nostalgia, comparing DVDs and VHS tapes is fun, considering they came right after one another. Although DVDs certainly eliminated VHS tapes from the mainstream, you can certainly still find them somewhere if you search hard enough.