SANTA MONICA – The 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards are getting underway with host Seth Rogen. The 27th annual awards ceremony is held during a luncheon in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica. The Spirit Awards celebrate artist-driven filmmaking and recognizes the best achievements of today’s independent filmmakers. This year the weather is cooperating:
jackiechan has slowed down quite a bit in recent years, but when he was in his prime, he is known to submit his own headlines and not do things he's not capable of. Now in his twilight years, he's deferring to up-and-coming submitters.