John Wells

Jessica Chastain's Plastic Problem: 'It Girl' Lived on Credit

Jessica Chastain, Hollywood's latest "It Girl," still recalls the wise financial advice she received from veteran actress Cherry Jones back at Juilliard. And now she's trying to follow it, too. But for years, her financial plan involved roller coaster rides of credit card debt.

The Company Men: Will Anyone Sympathize WIth Laid-Off Executives?

The Weinstein Company's soon-to-be-released drama The Company Men is the story of three corporate executives who are downsized as victims of the beaten-down economy. It has a top-flight cast and director, but is America ready to show cinematic sympathy to the villains of the Great Recession?