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.
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.