Most movie critics make it an annual tradition to rank their top 10 films of the year.

We think that's way too limiting -- what with instantly classic superhero flicks ('The Dark Knight,' 'Iron Man'), top-notch comedies ('Tropic Thunder,' 'Role Models'), fantastic family fare ('WALL-E,' 'Kung Fu Panda') and must-see Oscar contenders ('Milk,' 'Slumdog Millionaire') all in the running.

Believe it or not, we've got 42 more where those came from ... Presenting our third annual list of the year's 50 best movies.