Smallville Review: "Beacon"

Clark, you are the light.

How ironic that an episode titled after a shining light of hope was mostly such a dark episode…especially that last scene.

I was initially bothered that, yet again, the whole Darkseid saga that has been awfully hit or miss this season was absent. The episode was so good, however, that I can't help but overlook the lack of movement on that front. 

A major highlight of "Beacon" for me was Lucas Grabeel's performance as a young adult Alexander. I didn't expect anyone could do such justice to Michael Rosenbaum's legacy, but Grabeel had the just the right levels of menace and anger, making me almost forget for a second there was ever another Lex. Read More...


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