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Sad But True Story of Author Forgeries

Movies: ‘Can You Ever Forgive Me?’
Melissa Mc Carthy and Richard E. Grant co-star in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

Melissa McCarthy usually dominates her movies, no matter how bad. Her figure overpowers the screen: She is big, blowsy, loud, vulgar, like a human steamroller flattening all in sight. So it is surprising how controlled and subtle her performance is in “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”

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