A mother’s love never dies. As the annual celebration of maternal love and care makes its way to the forefront of May, Hulu unveils the latest episode of Blumhouse’s year-long holiday horror series, Into The Dark. The eighth installment of the anthology, All That We Destroy, draws a chilling portrait of mother and son tackling themes of control, birth, puberty, and sacrifice. You know, a few of the fun factors that are associated with the eternal glory that is motherhood in the horror genre.
Directed by filmmaker Chelsea Stardust (Satanic Panic), All That We Destroy follows “A geneticist who fears that her son may be becoming a serial killer”. In order to keep her son from his destined path of violence and murder, she “creates a group of clones in an attempt to cure him of his psychopathic tendencies by allowing him to relive the murder of his first victim.” The story twists sympathy, desperation, science, and psychology as a mother attempts to resolve a deep flaw within her child.
All That We Destroy is written by Sean Keller and Jim Agnew (The Capture) and stars Israel Broussard (Happy Death Day), Aurora Perrineau (Truth or Dare), Dora Madison (Dexter), Frank Whaley (Pulp Fiction) and Samantha Mathis (American Psycho). The newly released trailer sees All That We Destroy take on a darker, less humorous mood than the previous episodes of Into The Dark. With a bleak, sterile color palette, some intense quick cuts, and the strikingly serious tone, Stardust intends to show a darker side to the meaning of Mother’s Day.
The month of May ceases to shroud mothers in saccharine adoration. Stardust is about to show us just how far a woman will go to keep her son from becoming evil, even if it means becoming a monster herself. All That We Destroy will premiere exclusively on Hulu, Friday, May 3rd.
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