Jeff York

“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Probes the Issues of Art and Acceptance

“Can You Ever Forgive Me?” Probes the Issues of Art and Acceptance

Rare is a film’s protagonist as unpleasant as Lee Israel is in Can You Ever Forgive Me? In the new movie, based on her 2008 memoir, she’s not only a bitter, down-on-her-luck writer, but she’s also an alcoholic, a slob, and rash in action and temperament. Despite authoring numerous magazine articles and three well-received celebrity […]