Another in a long line of half-tanked slasher pics catering to a jaded public, the blood-drenched RIPPER MAN reincarnates Jack the Ripper in modern-day California. Some effective scare scenes are outweighed by inappropriate campiness, rampant illogic, and an abundance of distractingly
Booted off the San Diego police force after his procedure-bending attempt to rescue a child hostage has cost two partners their lives, ex-cop Mike Lazo (Mike Norris) works as a third-rate nightclub mesmerist. Despite the cheery boosterism of bar girl Gina (Sofia Shinas) and his hypno-assistant,
Tony (Carey Scott), despondent Mike becomes the target of hecklers...