erik has written 1 review for films rated ★★★★★ during 2013.

  • Bicycle Thieves

    Bicycle Thieves


    Italy's known for a lot of things. Food. Fascism. Film. While my knowledge on the first two is limited to a few jokes here and there, I do know a thing or two about Italian cinema, and I can safely say that Bicycle Thieves is the greatest Italian movie ever made and without a doubt one of the top ten greatest films ever.

    The beauty of Bicycle Thieves is its simplicity. Director Vittorio De Sica doesn't try to do anything…