Just watched 2001: A Space Odyssey again.
Been thinking about Kubrick lately. I just watched this clip of the opening to A Clockwork Orange, and I have to say that his use of the camera is hypnotic. He's all about the power of deliberate slowness whereas many director today cut fifteen times in a minute. Kubrick makes us look.
This is one of the best openings to a film that I can think of.
So look now at Alex and his droogs: