'Smallville' ended its ten-season run with an alternately exciting and disappointing finale, which, if you think about it, suits the series perfectly.
The show has always offered a consistent mix of the inspiring and the awful, even from the perspective of a Superman/comic book fan like me.
I loved seeing this story come to life on the tube, and, in some ways, this modern re-telling of Superman's early years was more thrilling and fun than almost any other Superman origin tale. But, at its heart, 'Smallville' was always a sappy teen soap loaded with clunky sci-fi/fantasy mythology elements.
The show carried on in that often clumsy, unsophisticated vein all the way to the end, but there's one thing 'Smallville' always got right - the depiction of Clark Kent as a beacon of light for all humanity. Read More...