Can Spain Conquer America With Sandwiches?

Lauri Apple · 08/13/11 05:16PM

The ambitious Spanish sandwich chain 100 Montaditos plans to out-Starbucks Starbucks in the rapid growth department by building 4,000 restaurants in the U.S. over the next five years. Could a European company actually pull off such a feat?

Hollywood Holds Breath as Bourne Series Suddenly Imperiled

Richard Rushfield · 11/30/09 06:54PM

When a franchise dies, all of Hollywood sheds a tear. But when a franchise dies prematurely, while it still has years of cash to give, Hollywood goes to battle stations. And tonight, Hollywood stands on the brink.

Poor Sad Terminator to go on the Auction Block

Richard Rushfield · 11/02/09 04:28PM

How the mighty tumble! Just yesterday, Hollywood trembled in awe before the Terminator series; creator of planet-devouring sequels and merchandising. Today, it goes on the auction block like the baggage at some grizzly slave auction.

New Bond Film Offers Only A Modicum Of Consolation

Pareene · 01/24/08 10:13AM

"It might not have quite the innuendo of For Your Eyes Only, or even the ooh matron oomph of Octopussy, but the title of the new James Bond film has finally been made public. And it is Quantum of Solace." [Guardian] How the hell will anyone sing a brassy pop song about that? (Your bloggers discuss, below.)