How about a magic trick? Heath Ledger's Joker helped drive The Dark Knight to the top of your 2008 list — and the critics' lists, too.
Nearly 3,500 of you weighed in, and your verdict was clear: With a solid 41 percent of the almost 7,500 votes cast, The Dark Knight was your favorite movie of the year.
Not that we disagree: It made Bob Mondello's list, too.
David Edelstein begged to differ — but then he