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CAPSULE MOVIE REVIEWS : ; 'Camp' means well but falters

Feb 22, 2013 - Los Angeles Times (6+ months)

"Camp," a faith-based drama inspired by actual stories from camps for abused and neglected children, has its heart squarely in the right place. Unfortunately, writer-director Jacob Roebuck, a former volunteer at one of the U.S.' many Royal Family Kids camps, takes such a bland, by-the-numbers approach to his vital subject that the film, though nicely performed, rarely builds into the kind of gripping emotional journey it clearly intended.

The movie involves Porsche-driving, cell-fixated i...