proper programming in flash
here's an example of the kinds of things you can do with Action Script 3. I have used FlashDevelop and PaperVision3D which are both open source. (Here's another example too)
It uses two mouse movement variables: up down makes the components move backwards and forwards, side to side moves the camera (but also turns it to face the original point). Each component has a blur filter adjusted by the distance from the camera.