Calibre Review

Calibre (2018) Movie Review By John Walsh

Calibre is the latest film to be hoovered up by Netflix after nabbing the award for best British feature at the Edinburgh Film Festival. I’ve mentioned the hit rate being 50/50 on that platform previously, but this is definitely a hit for them. A low budget Scottish film with an English director that honed his craft in Glasgow, set in the wilderness of the breathtakingly, beautiful Highlands. It’s a thriller and I certainly love those. Matt Palmer has wrote a brilliantly simple story with underlying complexities that threatens some eye rolling cliches a few times in its taut 100 minutes running time, but thankfully, manages to dodge them. 

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