David Cronenberg has built a reputation for films that confound viewer expectations. Naked Lunch, The Fly and Crash subvert the line between reality and fantasy. More recently, Spider, a small-scale, indie effort, took viewers inside an unhinged mind.
Now comes a big-budget studio picture called A History of Violence. And Beth Accomando of NPR station KPBS says Cronenberg is once again likely to set viewers on edge.
Starring in 'A History of Violence':