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What’s Going On? Everything, All at Once By Ben Fong-Torres

Posted by Suzanne Kai - on Sunday, 08 May 2022

What’s Going On? Everything, All at Once By Ben Fong-Torres
What’s Going On? Everything, All at Once By Ben Fong-Torres MAY 8, 2022 With “Like a Rolling Stone: The Life and Times of Ben Fong-Torres” the documentary about me, now out today and streaming merrily along on Netflix, I’m officially in the film industry.  Actually, that’s been the case since last June, when the documentary, which stole its title from a popular column at Asian Connections created by director Suzanne Joe Kai's son Mike when he was 14, premiered at the...

Art Hsu stars in The FP - the SXSW hit

Posted by AC Team on Friday, 16 March 2012.

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March 15, 2012 - 


Written and Directed by: Brandon Trost & Jason Trost

Starring: Jason Trost, Lee Valmassy, Art Hsu, Caitlyn Folley, Nick Principe, Brandon Barrera, James DeBello, Sean Whalen, and James Remar

Indie film The FP makes its debut in limited release in theaters nationally today March 16, 2012. Click here for The FP screening schedule. 

I would go to see The FP only because Art Hsu is one of the stars in this quirky, funny movie.

Film critics are writing that this homage to retro-80's B movies and 90's hip hop spoken by white folks is hilarious, utterly ridiculous, and fun.

A word of caution however, one reviewer warned there is some rough dialogue that is racist, sexist and homophobic in this retro romp.

The FP won the Audience Award at 2011’s Fantasia International Film Festival in Toronto, and was a hit at 2011's SXSW, the mega film and music festival in Austin, Texas. 

AsianConnections' interview with Art will be posted soon! 

Meanwhile, enjoy our exclusive interview with Art on his first feature film starring role back in 2009 in Cranked: High Voltage!