Scooby-Doo ★★ 2002 (PG)
Zoinks! Everybody's favorite cartoon Great Dane comes to life in this live actionplus-CGI summer blockbuster. Fred (Prinze) is out to debunk the apparent haunting of themepark Spooky Island, accompanied by Daphne (Gellar), Velma (Cardellini), Shaggy (Lillard), and Scooby, of course. The plot, which is shaky to begin with, goes against the theme of the cartoon, where there are no ghosts, and meddling kids overcome mean old men in wacky costumes. The movie only takes off when the CGI Scooby (a large reason for the inflated budget) is on screen. Based on the 1969 cartoon, “Scooby-Doo, Where Are You?” 87m/C VHS, DVD, UMD . US Freddie Prinze Jr., Sarah Michelle Gellar, Matthew Lillard, Linda Cardellini, Rowan Atkinson, Miguel A. Nunez Jr., Stephen Grives, Isla Fisher, Sam Greco; D: Raja Gosnell; W: James Gunn, Craig Titley; C: David Eggby; M: David Newman.