|Release Date||:||02/01/2019 (GB)|
|Time||:||01 Hours 47 Minutes|
When a bestselling celebrity biographer is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception.
written by Columbusbuck on 10 November 2018
Lee Israel was selfish, cold, sad, and disreputable. She was also really fun to know. Sookie nails this one.
written by Gimly on 26 February 2019
Mad props to Melissa McCarthy for turning it around with this after Happytime Murders and Life of the Party. Actually after basically every single thing I've seen her in up until this point. I honestly can't think of a single role I've liked her in. Until Lee Israel of course, because as her, in this, McCarthy is great. Respect for Richard E. Grant in the supporting role as well. It took me a little while after I'd finished watching Can You Ever Forgive Me? to realise I liked it as much as I did, but I did. _Final rating:★★★ - I liked it. Would personally recommend you give it a... read the rest.
written by Stephen Campbell on 14 July 2019
Unexpectedly emotional, with a towering central performance I had never known anything but up in my career, had never received even one of those formatted no-thank-you slips that successful writers look back upon with triumphant jocularity. And I regarded with pity and disdain the short-sleeved wage slaves who worked in offices. I had no reason to believe life would get anything but better. I had had no experience failing. Lee Israel; Can You Ever Forgive Me?: Memoirs of a Literary Forger (2008) Directed by Marielle Heller, with a screenplay by Nicole Holofcener (who was... read the rest.