Either Adam Sandler was hit by a falling meteor or he was abducted by particularly unpleasant aliens, or both. Whatever happened to him and his mental faculties, the man should not be allowed within a 5-km radius of a Hollywood studio.

Sandler may have once been considered a semi-serious actor with a funny streak (“The Wedding Singer” and “Punch-Drunk Love” come to mind), but his latest vehicle, “Jack and Jill,” is a potentially career-sinking torpedo of a stinkbomb. In the United States, this was actually Thanksgiving fare (released Nov. 11) and rated PG. The U.S. army would be well advised to use it as a weapon in the fight against terrorism.

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