Picks and Pans Review: Now Playing

updated 12/02/2002 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 12/02/2002 AT 01:00 AM EST

>•BOWLING FOR COLUMBINE A provocative documentary examines America's love for guns. (R)

•8 MILE Eminem holds his own playing a hip-hop Horatio Alger in a familiar tale about striving to rise above one's birthplace. Kim Basinger costars. (R)

•HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS More magical than the first movie, but jeez, those Quidditch games sure go on forever. (PG)

•ROGER DODGER Campbell Scott is a revelation as a smart, nasty New Yorker who thinks he can talk his way into, or out of, anything. (R)

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