Can You Ever Forgive Me?
Biographer Lee Israel (played by Melissa McCarthy) profiles celebrities such as Katharine Hepburn and Estée Lauder, but she struggles with writer’s block and a drinking problem, as well as making ends meet. Abetted by her friend Jack (Richard E. Grant), she fabricates personal letters from famous people and sells them on at a hefty price, but her deception catches up with her. McCarthy really shines in this must-see fim that’s based on a true story. Out 8 February