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Cronenberg Spins a Disturbing Tale with 'Spider'

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Cronenberg Spins a Disturbing Tale with 'Spider'

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Cronenberg Spins a Disturbing Tale with 'Spider'

Cronenberg Spins a Disturbing Tale with 'Spider'

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Canadian filmmaker David Cronenberg first made a name for himself with horror movies. His remake of The Fly is considered a classic of the genre. But his more recent films take him into more disturbing territory. NPR's Bob Mondello says that's especially true of Spider, starring Ralph Fiennes, which opens today in New York.