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Dinner for Five 

Actor/Director Jon Favreau hosts an evening with four Hollywood friends (four different people or combinations of people each episode), who casually discuss the craft of acting and the ... See full summary »
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Jon Favreau ...  Himself - Host / ... 48 episodes, 2001-2005
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Actor/Director Jon Favreau hosts an evening with four Hollywood friends (four different people or combinations of people each episode), who casually discuss the craft of acting and the business of celebrity over dinner. Written by Anonymous

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TV dinners are cool again. See more »

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English

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6 July 2001 (USA) See more »

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Pure Gold
24 February 2018 | by ukkid35See all my reviews

As a total outsider this seems like the most incredible insight to the Hollywood machine

This has never been more prescient, and it is all the more interesting because of Favreau's career trajectory

He is the perfect host in this environment, somehow managing to make everyone feel at ease and able to encourage guests to relay anecdotes you will never hear otherwise

You can tell it's real because sometimes guests are so relaxed you can't actually understand what they're saying - Colin Farrell is a case in point

DfF is perfect in all respects, I hope it will be reborn for the next generation


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