DVD Review: ‘The Scarlet Blade’

★★☆☆☆ One of Hammer’s lesser-known historical adventures, The Scarlet Blade (1964) proves, if nothing else, that the studio were far better when they stuck to the horror genre. Starring Lionel Jeffries as a power-mad Roundhead and Hammer’s resident heartthrob Oliver Reed as his scheming right-hand man, this tale of Cromwellian England was Continue Reading