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A new generation of movie viewers are getting their chance to experience a movie starring the famous dog created by Hanna-Barbera. The movie, “Scoob!,” seemingly appeals to several different age groups due to the fact that many caregivers grew up watching the television cartoon and with several cartoon movies or live action movies even teens or young 20 somethings have been exposed to this series. The film was created for general audiences and doesn’t specifically attack issues specific only to children from traumatic backgrounds. However the movie has some great topics for families to discuss with their children to help them to be more successful as they grow into adults.
The movie was done in 3-D animation and exhibits the zany and quirky jokes that people will come to associate with the old Hanna-Barbera cartoons. Even the beginning credit sequence is taken directly from the original Scooby-Doo cartoons.
This movie focuses on the characters, Scooby Doo, Shaggy, Velma, Daphne, and Fred as they journey together through life as friends. The plot finds, Shaggy and Scooby in peril as they join the superhero, Blue Falcon, and his team to stop the supervillain Dick Dastardly. Through the course of the film Shaggy and Scooby learn about friendship as they grow as people. Velma, Fred, and Daphne realize the value and meaning of friendships despite labels people may place on others. The superhero, Blue Falcon, learns the importance of not comparing himself to others and the value of his own unique…
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About the Author: Jasmine Fink
Jasmine Fink is a high school student. She was adopted out of foster care when she was very young and currently lives with her family in Orlando, Florida. She is 16 years old and loves to write poems and sing. She loves to go to the parks with her family and spend time with her family.
About the Overseeing Author: Darren Fink
Co-founder and Program Director of Transfiguring Adoption. Darren is a graduate of Illinois State University where he studied fine art. He offers foster and adoptive parents over a decade of experience in parenting foster and adoptive children, as well as his introductory to counseling training. Darren enjoys visiting amusement parks with his family.
**Transfiguring Adoption is a nonprofit organization seeking to nurture growth in foster and adoptive families by giving a HOOT about their families. Transfiguring Adoption does not intend for its reviewers nor its review to be professional, medical or legal advice. These reviews and discussion guides are intended to help parents to better be able to connect and understand their children who come from traumatic backgrounds.