Richard E. Grant as Jack Hock and Melissa McCarthy as Lee Israel in a still from Can You Ever Forgive Me? Photo: Mary Cybulski Richard E. Grant as Jack Hock and Melissa McCarthy as Lee Israel in a still from Can You Ever Forgive Me? Photo: Mary Cybulski
Richard E. Grant as Jack Hock and Melissa McCarthy as Lee Israel in a still from Can You Ever Forgive Me? Photo: Mary Cybulski

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Can You Ever Forgive Me? film review: Melissa McCarthy stars as literary forger in fascinating character study

  • In this story about mean people, McCarthy doesn’t make her character likeable
  • Richard E Grant puts on an enjoyable act as a flamboyant street hustler

Topic |   American films
Richard E. Grant as Jack Hock and Melissa McCarthy as Lee Israel in a still from Can You Ever Forgive Me? Photo: Mary Cybulski Richard E. Grant as Jack Hock and Melissa McCarthy as Lee Israel in a still from Can You Ever Forgive Me? Photo: Mary Cybulski
Richard E. Grant as Jack Hock and Melissa McCarthy as Lee Israel in a still from Can You Ever Forgive Me? Photo: Mary Cybulski
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