Hands of the Ripper Reviews

October 13, 2020
This latter-day offering from Hammer Films ratchets up the gore, but thankfully not at the expense of an engrossing plot that embeds its psychological content in a series of effective set-pieces.
March 20, 2020
The best Hammer horror film in years.
November 19, 2018
Quite a strange, offbeat way to go about the business of making a Jack the Ripper picture.
October 19, 2016
Part of the fascination lies in the variations on the familiar typology.
June 20, 2014
An overrated glossy Hammer gothic horror tale.
October 24, 2013
Anna's savage acts of violence are provoked by a flash of light and a kiss: Symbols of the most desirable of gifts -- enlightenment and affection -- that here become triggers for perversion.
August 10, 2013
What's actually here is a fascinating psychological chiller that's artfully made on a low budget, trusting the power of performance to carry a heavy workload of exposition and suspense.