SMALLVILLE “Prophecy” Review

The penultimate episode of Smallville played like the penultimate episode to a lot of series finales: it was the build up: a break up, a suit encased in ice, the setup to Clark taking up the mantle of his destiny. It was also, I hate to say, a bit of a let down.

In "Prophecy" (Season 10 Episode 20), Erica Durance has constantly delivered in her performance as Lois Lane. She and the writers turned her from a pretty, booby catalyst into a savvy, sexy…well, okay, she’s still a catalyst, but that’s less the fault of the writers of Smallville and Durance, more the makeup of her character: Lois Lane is and always will be Clark’s Achilles heel. Which is why this episode was so disappointing as it back-pedalled into a manufactured narrative that seemed completely inorganic and totally convoluted. Read More...


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