Saturday, May 16, 2009

Nick's Headspace: A Clockwork Orange

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:

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