September 24, 2018

Sarah Houbolt has a charming stage presence ...'KooKoo the Bird Girl' provides valuable insight into the treatment of disabled people in the arts.

September 20, 2018

While 'I Am Paul Walker' isn’t as engrossing as other notable character studies, its unfussy style and lack of pretense is perhaps a reflection of its u...

January 30, 2017

I wrote a review of Ellen Fullman's and Theresa Wong's Long String Instrument (The Substation and Liquid Architecture) for Australian Book Review.

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January 18, 2017

~★★★ 1/2 ~

I wasn't holding out much hope for Lion. I was ready to relegate it to the competent-yet-mediocre, 'feel-good schmaltz' sub-genre bin, alongside such...

November 30, 2016

I wrote a short review of Songs of a War Boy by Deng Thiak Adut and Ben McKelvey for Australian Book Review's December 'Books of the Year' issue. The artic...

August 22, 2016

I recently reviewed Ricky Gervais's latest film, David Brent: Life on the road for Australian Book Review's Arts Update. This is my first published film review...

July 30, 2016

~ Stranger Things: Season 1 (Netflix) ★★★★★ ~

Ever watch something so well crafted, it actually makes you spasm a little with joy every now and then while you're...

July 27, 2016

My review of Dark Mofo 2016 has been published in the Arts Update section of Australian Book Review. My very first published article (apart from this blog and b...

January 24, 2015


I've written a review/essay on Björk’s latest album, Vulnicura, which can be read here.

- Dilan

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