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Smallville S6 companion book Review


REVIEW


I just finished the S6 Official Companion.   It has some fun stuff in it, but mostly, it depressed the hell out of me.  If you read the review by

tariel22  this will be pretty similar.

 

 

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I also want to say that I think AOT totally rocks, and she has a quote that I would say comes closest to how a lot of us feel about the storyline of the show, particularly in regards to Clark.  My feeling was also that she was pretty disappointed in the material she was given to work with in S6, and who can blame her?  I loved her take on the Lionel stuff, and I could've kissed her for the outrage about the Crimson episode.  The excuse give by Souders/Peterson as to why Martha attended the engagement party has to be read to be believed.  Its that ludicrous, that insulting, and frankly, that heinous.  

Basically, according to the gruesome twosome of Souders/Peterson, Martha shouldn't want to disappoint Lana like that because she's the closest thing she has to a mother, and Martha would never be so petty as to ruin Lana's special day, and especially since she knows that Clark was the one that broke Lana's poor, widdle heart *boohoo*

Whats really funny is that in the section on Promise, Gough talks about being a big proponent of Nell, and wanting to bring her back, and Nell being the only family Lana has got (aside from Henry Small, who they do mention, but then dismiss).  I guess no one told Souders/Peterson that Lana already has a mother figure, so she shoudn't need to have Clark's as well.  Assholes!

I think theres a lot of great MR stuff in this book, and he truly gives a lot of insight into Lex, and how he plays him, and where he thinks he's coming from.  He's a very interesting guy.  If you are a big MR fan, I totally recommend this book.  I don't think I'd want to be directed by him though LOL

I was also very impressed with Justin Hartley.  His forward was very cute, and he says something in the book about finding the spin-off talk disrespectful while he was still filming SV, and I thought it was just pure class.  JH seemed to absolutely get how NOT cool it was to be making such a big stink about him and GA when he was a guest star on another show, starring another guy.   I was no fan of GreenArrowVille, but JH is great and awesome.   

And actually, all the actors make really nice contributions.  I don't want to slight AM, ED, JG or AA, who all seem super cool.  All have good insights into their characters, and seem very devoted to what they're doing.  Though I got the impression that JG was ready for Lionel to come to an end.

However, after reading this book cover to cover, honestly, it just made me sad.  These writers, these showrunners, make me sad.  In a book about SV, where TW is the lead, and is on screen significantly more then any other actor, there is not one compliment from any writer, showrunner or director in regards to Tom.  Wait, I do want to be fair, there is sort of this throaway "both actors were great" by Peterson talking about Clana in Phantom.  And thats it folks.  As to why this is, obviously I don't know.   Was is that they didn't say anything, or was it because the author has an issue in regards to Tom Welling?  I don't know, but its disheartening.  Conversely, there are various quotes from writers/directors praising the other actors MR and KK most especially.  Oh, there seems to be much praise for KK.  I think the writer of Trespass might just have wet her pants while talking about KK ;)  And the director of Noir mentions how AM, AA and MR were great, and KK was "incredible".  I guess TW and ED were just stinking up the place?  There are no quotes about TW directing Hydro (and oddly, nothing on the Chloe/Tori Spelling fight either, which was odd), there are no quotes about TW's performance in Labyrinth (an episode where he is literally in Every. Single. Scene)  There are no quotes about TW in the extended section on Justice.  And there's no mention of Tom playing a double role in Phantom.

But hey, whatever, they don't like him, they don't care...OK, I can deal with that (his fellow actors have several kind things to say, God bless 'em).  Its probably only a sore spot if you are a TW fan.  But what really made me sad was that there was nothing in any of the quotes from TPTB in this book that made me really believable that they give a fat rats ass about Clark Kent.  Or him becoming Superman.  I mean, really, its sort of there and mentioned, but you get no sense of excitement over it, like, say, Lana being forced to marry Lex.  The alternate ending Stephen Deknight talks about is so fucked up, as to blow your freaking minds.  Picture this, Clark and Lana running away, on a motorcycle, hiding out (with Lana being a waitress, and Clark a mechanic or something....clearly what Clark was doing was sort of inconsequential), while Lex would release his 33.1 freaks to go get Lana back.

....OK, I need a moment.  I think typing that blew a blood vessel in my brain....

Thank God someone inside the meth lab regained their sanity, and changed that idea

In any case, I tend to believe that these books should be required reading for anyone who believes that the SV writers have some brilliant plan, or are writing carefully with some big picture in mind.  They just aren't.  These are not wonderful creative minds pulling off brilliant twists.  These are psuedo-hacks wetting their panties over how super-cool Lana is.

For shippers out there, if you are a fan of Clana, Chimmy and Lollie, I think you'll enjoy some of the stuff in the book.  There's almost nothing about Clois (in fact, the Clois interaction in Crimson is barely mentioned).  I'm not sure how Lexana fans would feel, it could go either way.  For Chlark fans, there are some quotes about Clark being disturbed by the Chimmy, but not on a romantic jealousy level, but more on a level of Clark being wary of people encroaching on his inner circle.   There are some nice quotes about how close Clark and Chloe are, and how's she's such an important part of his life, and vice versa.  There is a particularly obnoxious quote from Todd Slavkin where he says that Jimmy "takes the pressure off of Clark" because he's "sweeping Chloe off her feet".  I don't know, maybe by the time I got to that quote, so many quotes from these writers had rubbed me the wrong way.   

On Clex, there is some good stuff, but I can honestly say that I felt almost all of it was tilted to Lex's POV.  Some of that is understandable due to MR being interviewed and quoted.  But I felt that from the writers as well.  In fact, Clark always seems to be the lesser character to them in any given dynamic.  

As for my WTF Award , I'm giving it to this quote from Kelly Souders:

"I think Promise was a living nightmare for him"...."Seeing her up there, marrying his enemy.  What worse situation could he ever imagine?"

My answer to that:  "Oh, I don't know you moron...his father dying in his arms, psycho phantoms running a-muck in the world...just for starters"

I do applaude the effort made by Craig Byrne, and there is absolutely nothing wrong with the way the book is put together.  I'm sure it was a monumental effort, and its a very professional job.


ETA:  Craig had some comments to add about the book on TWoP (on the DVD/Merchandise thread).  It might be an interesting read for anyone following this.  He seems very sincere when saying he didn't let his own personal bias influence the book, and I do believe him.  I really think the problem starts with goughlar and trickles down their flying monkies. 




 

Comments

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iliana_1
Mar. 26th, 2008 12:46 am (UTC)
Urgh! Urgh! Urgh!

Souders and Peterson are idiots and it's no surprise that the Clana fans worship these two writers.

I can't actually type about the alternate ending to Promise without feeling completely enraged so I'm going to leave that for the moment. *takes deep breath*

And I have no words about the lack of TW quotes. It makes me desperately sad that he's working with people who don't appreciate him one bit. I'm just glad that his co-stars recognize his talent.

I can't wait for him to move on. I really can't.
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:51 am (UTC)
Souders/Peterson SUCKKKKKK They really are messed up in the head. And they're writing Veritas. I'm afraid.

I don't know what the deal is with the TW thing. If its them not saying anything nice about Tom, or if its Craig just not including it in the book. But there are about 5 instances each of writers praising MR and KK. But not the guy thats on screen most of the time? How does that make sense?
svgurl
Mar. 26th, 2008 12:49 am (UTC)
Picture this, Clark and Lana running away, on a motorcycle, hiding out (with Lana being a waitress, and Clark a mechanic or something....clearly what Clark was doing was sort of inconsequential), while Lex would release his 33.1 freaks to go get Lana back.

Oh GOD ... you're not kidding? Thank God somebody got hit by the smart train and didn't do that. And I thought the real season 6 second half got bad. *sighs in relief*

I LOVE Justin Hartley! He's always seemed so professional and I have a soft spot for how much he adores his family. *g*

But the lack of Tom makes me sad. Why no Tom love? Well WE love Tom. *nods* He is under appreciated and nothing you can say will convince me otherwise.

Craig, the same Craig who runs KSITE? He doesn't like Tom, does he? Lately he's been trying to cater to Lana fans, from what I've heard.

I do love AOT ... she seems to have a better grasp on her character than the show writers, that's for sure.

Thanks for the review. It was nice to hear about the book.
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:53 am (UTC)
Justin definitely rocks, and there's a lot of coverage of him in this book.

And no, Craig has been pretty clear he doesn't like Tom. I'm not sure he likes Clark either. Clark is the only character with a derogatory description for the section of the K-Site MB devoted to him.
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silverscreengal
Mar. 26th, 2008 12:54 am (UTC)
I haven't gotten the book yet so I can't directly respond to your review other than I enjoyed your take on it.

I feel kinda sick to my stomach right now though.

When did this anti-TW attitude exactly start??


I am almost embarrassed to say I watch the show because of its uneven writing. When my 14 year old son can't watch it anymore because he says the writing is "major suckage", I know the writers don't know what in the f*ck they are doing. My son is smart, don't get me wrong, but when they can't convince their major demographic that the show is worth watching, then WTF??




jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:54 am (UTC)
There were several moments reading this book where I felt a bit nauseous. No joke.

And I've always said that I thought the SV writers were craptacular. Honestly, the writing has always been the shows weak link. The cast, the acting, the SFX, the look of the show? All top notch. The writing? Not so much.
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jude_judith82
Mar. 26th, 2008 12:58 am (UTC)
I had heard all of this before and was so pissed and depressed about the lack of Tom and Clark you know cause he's the star of the show ugh. But I brainwashed myself into thinking that all the Lana praising is them overcompensating they deep down inside they hate here completely and they mention her over and over again so no one notices. *Cleopatra over here*
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:56 am (UTC)
LOL, hey, why not? Its as good a theory as any.

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juxtoppozed
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:05 am (UTC)
I wish someone would ask them about their conspicuous lack of interest in Clark. I've loved this season, but Season 6 was seriously Clark As Guest Star on every level. And that wacky plan sounds like DeKnight; I like some of his ideas and especially his writing of Lois, but you get the feeling he's really into the triangle and grand, loony type conclusions, and he's very Lex-centered. I wonder how far that option got (whether it was just discussed before dismissed).

Was the moron orgasming over Lana in Trespass Holly Harold? It's not a coincidence that the absolute worst writer on the show is so Lana-obsessed. She stained otherwise great episodes with her idiocy. Ironically, I wonder if she joined the crew because of a need for more women writers.
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:59 am (UTC)
Oh, there are many quotes in this book that made me wish someone had pushed for a better answer. But the whole book is basically an underhanded softball. But you really do get a strong sense that Clark just doesn't really interest them as a character on his own. You don't feel any particular love, or fascination, or enchantment. He's just sort of...there. Reacting to Lex, reacting to Lana, etc.

I never really felt like DeKnight had much passion for Clark.

The moron orgasming over Lana was actually Tracy Bellomo, who only lasted one season. Thank God!
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(Anonymous)
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:15 am (UTC)
First, let me say that I always enjoy reading your perspective. As a Clark/Tom fan, first and foremost, I find so much I agree with and relate to in your journal. It is beyond unexplainable to me how Tom can be so overlooked in this latest addition to the companion book series. I have to believe that Craig's bias does play a part in that but that's not to excuse any of the others (the crackhead PTB on SV) who have shown over and over their complete disregard for Tom. I can't wait for next season to be over and for Tom to be away from this crap!
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 02:06 am (UTC)
Hi anonymous :)

I too am a Clark/Tom fan first and foremost, so I'm glad you enjoy it here. I intend to continue being a loud voice for TW/Clark fans everywhere!

I tend to think Craig's bias plays a part, but the truth of the matter is that his books are not the first place I've seen such a blatant disregard. Its pretty constant, and obvious with SV's PTB. I don't know why.
tasabian
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:22 am (UTC)
It blows my mind that the writers would just OVERLOOK their lead character/actor. And I speak as someone who can't get enough of Lex/MR, ever.....but why no love for Tom, except from his cast-mates?

Justin seems like a smart (nice) cookie.

And the director of Noir mentions how AM, AA and MR were great, and KK was "incredible". I guess TW and ED were just stinking up the place?
I love Mikey in "Noir" but his role is very small compared to Tom's. I thought Tom was great playing an ice-cold character.
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 02:06 am (UTC)
Justin is a doll. And MR really does shine in the book.
canadabear
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:26 am (UTC)
So I'm totally going to cheat and read it here:

The alternate ending Stephen Deknight talks about is so fucked up, as to blow your freaking minds. Picture this, Clark and Lana running away, on a motorcycle, hiding out (with Lana being a waitress, and Clark a mechanic or something....clearly what Clark was doing was sort of inconsequential), while Lex would release his 33.1 freaks to go get Lana back.

AHAHAHAHAHA. Sorry.

...no I'm not.

Oh, man. Part of me just wants to keep laughing and the other part morbidly wants to know more, like what was going to happen to the baby? Also, any possibility this was their inspiration for Dax-Ur?
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 02:08 am (UTC)
Doesn't that alernate ending blow your mind? For real, someone thought Lex unleashing meteor freaks to go after Lana was a good idea? Someone thought Clark running off with Lana to hide was a good idea? Really, it boggles the mind. But worse, it shows you how at least some of them consider Clark.
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myownghost
Mar. 26th, 2008 01:28 am (UTC)
>These are psuedo-hacks wetting their panties over how super-cool Lana is.

oh, feh. i'll steer clear, then. it's sad to read what you say here about the lack of respect for Tom. :/
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 02:18 am (UTC)
It is sad. I just can't help thinking that the guy puts in an amazing amount of time working on the show. Hartley even talks about it in the book. And this is the thanks he gets. Not even a "Hey, Tom did a decent acting job in this"? Wow, doesn't seem like too much to expect.
tariel22
Mar. 26th, 2008 02:02 am (UTC)
Well, if anything, I'm wetting my panties over how super-cool this review is!! You have captured this book perfectly, and everything you say is absolutely truthful and fair. I respect you so much for being completely frank, and for not pulling any punches. See what I was talking about?! I'm gratified to know it wasn't just me.

I'm glad to have the book for what it tells us about this show. Craig has done us a great service here in letting so many speak for themselves, and thereby affording us the opportunity to draw our own conclusions. I have my suspicions about the complete absence of quotes from the directors in particular showing appreciation for Tom, because I do think most of them respect and admire him (especially Steven DeKnight), but who knows? Maybe I'm wrong, or maybe they just weren't asked any questions that led to answers about Tom.

It makes me sad, too. I just hope Tom realizes how much his fans truly appreciate everything he gives to this show, and to us. He is such a great guy, and a gifted actor, and he deserves better.
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 02:21 am (UTC)
Well, right back atcha, because you did not represent it wrong. This book is VERY Tom-lite. And although Clark is mentioned a lot, it seems pretty hollow.

And really, there's a lot to recommend about the book. Its just a matter of whats important to you.

Pep and I were thinking of encouraging people to send Tom cards for his birthday. Do you think people would get on board for that? I thought it might be fun, and give him a smile.
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pep_singer
Mar. 26th, 2008 03:05 am (UTC)
//Basically, according to the gruesome twosome of Souders/Peterson, Martha shouldn't want to disappoint Lana like that because she's the closest thing she has to a mother, and Martha would never be so petty as to ruin Lana's special day, and especially since she knows that Clark was the one that broke Lana's poor, widdle heart *boohoo*//

The absolutely *insane* notion that Lana is more important to Martha than Clark completely drives me up a wall. I'm sorry, but no parent, especially one like Martha was, would put someone else's happiness above THEIR OWN CHILD'S. Absurd.

//And the director of Noir mentions how AM, AA and MR were great, and KK was "incredible". I guess TW and ED were just stinking up the place?//

*sigh* I don't understand it. To me, if you going to start naming individual cast members, you need to name them all. Leaving out select ones is just very thoughtless and borderline unprofessional.

//There are no quotes about TW directing Hydro (and oddly, nothing on the Chloe/Tori Spelling fight either, which was odd), there are no quotes about TW's performance in Labyrinth (an episode where he is literally in Every. Single. Scene) There are no quotes about TW in the extended section on Justice. And there's no mention of Tom playing a double role in Phantom.//

Why am I not surprised? And it's not like you would've necessarily needed Tom for that, either. Anyone could've said anything about those things.

//Picture this, Clark and Lana running away, on a motorcycle, hiding out (with Lana being a waitress, and Clark a mechanic or something....clearly what Clark was doing was sort of inconsequential), while Lex would release his 33.1 freaks to go get Lana back.//

*dies* I'm actually rather speechless. I don't know what to say.

//"I think Promise was a living nightmare for him"...."Seeing her up there, marrying his enemy. What worse situation could he ever imagine?"

My answer to that: "Oh, I don't know you moron...his father dying in his arms, psycho phantoms running a-muck in the world...just for starters"//

When the writers say things like that, I have no problems believing them making Clark and Lex say things that make their other major life experiences look mundane compared to Lana Lang. I cannot see how Lana marrying his ex-best friend compares to him holding his dead father. It's just bullshit, plain and simple.
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 04:04 am (UTC)
Oh shit Pep, Lana is more important then ANYONE. Especially if you quoting Souders/Peterson. And I'm not exaggerating here. Thats really the vibe you get. So, the Crimson stuff with Martha? As unreal as it is? Just par for the course.

I was surprised at Jeannot Szwarc who is the director of Noir. I thought he had more class then that.

But this is why I'm always trying to tell people that Lana is suddenly going to be evil, or shunned, or yelled at, or held accountable, etc. Its never going to happen. Because the SV writing mindset is truly that she is blameless, and tragic, and a victim, etc. Its mind blowing.
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jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 04:06 am (UTC)
The book does have some nice insight into Lois from ED's POV. And there is quite a bit on the Lollie relationship...which I have to be honest with you, the writers are CLEARLY more interested in then anything Clois related. I actually came away with the idea that they were writing Lois and Ollie as soulmates. ED's own thoughts on the matter seemed to have more perspective.
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x_pixilated_x
Mar. 26th, 2008 05:02 pm (UTC)
Picture this, Clark and Lana running away, on a motorcycle, hiding out (with Lana being a waitress, and Clark a mechanic or something....clearly what Clark was doing was sort of inconsequential), while Lex would release his 33.1 freaks to go get Lana back.

That is completely fucked up! My god...the IDIOCY of some writers is just disgusting. I, EWWW I feel dirty just reading that. Christ.
I don't know how people can even ship Clana anymore. I would be fine with it if it was done right and their relationship was respected, not used like a cheap gimmick but the way it is now is wrong. I was reading a comic scan with Clana the other day and they are just so beautiful together there *deflates*.

It makes me want to burst into tears and strangle someone.

They've all forgotten what the show should be about.

Not giving Tom the credit he deserves is out of order aswell :(
jeannev
Mar. 26th, 2008 05:32 pm (UTC)
You know, I'm sure this sounds completely idiotic, but there were moments reading the quotes from these writers that I did feel so frustrated it makes you want to cry...or scream...or maybe just spit on something LOL Its just so fucking stupid, and I don't get it.

I'm not sure they forgot what the show as supposed to be about, or we were all fooled into thinking it was about Clark and Lex, when it was really meant to be about Lana all along. I really can't say anymore.
goodvibe
Mar. 27th, 2008 03:06 pm (UTC)
Wow. OK, I don't have a whole lot to add after what's already been said, but wow. ::shakes head:: It's a special kind of crazy to not recognize the immense talent that is your leading man. Or to not equally dole out the praise that I think all the cast members deserve, not just the select few who seem to be in favor with the Goughlar, et al, 24/7.

Just makes me realize more and more though, that we can all analyze and dissect the hell outta the series, but ultimately? It's quite apparent that the writers focus, intrinsically, remains Lanaville.
jeannev
Mar. 27th, 2008 03:50 pm (UTC)
I think thats really the bottom line. We can meta all we want, and come up with any number of intriguing theories, and motivations. We can see anvils lurking around every corner. But at the end of the day, the reality is that these writers most definitely write Lana as a tragic victim who is never to blame. And equally sad, they write a Clark Kent who they don't seem to think is that special, or wonderful, or unique...well, I'm not sure what they think about Clark. Except that they know where he ends up. But for where he is right now? It just doesn't seem to anything that interests them much.

And lack of appreciation for Tom himself? Well, its just so hard for me to believe thats just a "Whoops" or some oversight.
(Anonymous)
Mar. 29th, 2008 05:52 pm (UTC)
Biased
The book comes across as biased by the author. Plain and simple. His Chloe blog is his interpretation of her feelings.

He doesn't like Tom and he doesn't care enough about Clark to get quotes.

I hope he does better next year.
jeannev
Mar. 29th, 2008 07:01 pm (UTC)
Re: Biased
I'm not so sure if the author is to blame, since TPTB are notorious for dissing Tom. But I do believe the author has been made aware of how we Tom fans feel, and I do believe he'll take that into consideration with the next book.
songkat
Mar. 29th, 2008 08:55 pm (UTC)
Well, that pretty much may seal the deal on me (not) buying this book. Thanks for your thoughts! As a fellow TW fan, it's highly disappointing to know how little Tom is regarded by people benefitting from his talent. Kudos to him for being as professional and giving as he is, despite this. Perhaps, due to Tom's lack of seeking out the spotlight, this doesn't bother him. Perhaps in person, these people really do have high regard for him, a regard that doesn't often make it into print. Or perhaps, despite his assertions, Craig really is showing his bias. Either way, I doubt I'll be wasting my money.
jeannev
Mar. 29th, 2008 09:31 pm (UTC)
I understand how you feel. For me, I really do like reading all this stuff, even when it makes me nuts. Call it masochistic curiousity LOL

But yeah, from a Tom POV? There's not a lot there.
(Anonymous)
Mar. 30th, 2008 01:28 am (UTC)
Another quote from AOT that I think you didn't mentioned yet from the Martha Kent section:
QUOTE: Martha had to sit back and watch as Clark was heartbroken by Lana's relationship with Lex. "I think at this point, Martha felt that, "Obviously, this girl doesn't want to be with Clark" O'Toole reflects. "Lana is so conflicted that it's almost not worth it anymore. Martha felt that Clark should move on and save the world. I think Martha was kind of bored with the whole thing" she laughs. Bless you AOT.

I also noticed that in the Peterson and Souders quote regarding Martha in Crimson, they say that Martha is the closest thing Lana had to a mother, but by saying that, they "revised" their own script. The deleted scene has Martha say to Lana that she's the closest thing she had to a daughter. Which is much worse imo. So, not only do they suck, they're also liars.

I couldn't help but notice that the book subtly addresses the fact that we saw Clark a lot less in season 6 and the author gave JH the burden to provide a tentative explaination:
QUOTE: Having another hero on the show also gave TW a chance for some time off, allowing another superpower to take the spotlight.... Hartley notes"...I think it was fun for him to have someone come in, and maybe, instead of working every single day, he's got a Wednesday off... I'm sure he enjoyed that." Who really believes that? JH was probably sincere, but the answer is probably elsewhere...
jeannev
Mar. 30th, 2008 03:14 am (UTC)
I think that AOT quote is my favorite of the whole book. She totally rocks. Everything she said in the book was pretty much right-on.

Not only do Souders/Peterson contradict their own script, but they also seem to be on a seperate page from gough who mentions in the Promise section that he's a big fan of Nell, and how he believes she's Lana's closest family, and blah, blah! So, why would Lana look upon Martha as the closest thing she had to mother when she had Nell?

I noticed that Justin addressed the time thing, and hey, maybe he's right. But I absolutely loved with he addressed the excessive attention he received, and the talk of spin-offs. He seemed to make it clear that he felt it was inappropriate.
songkat
Mar. 30th, 2008 07:40 pm (UTC)
I agree with you both. I really liked JH and his storyline. However, they could still have had the Green Arrow story without being at the expense of some Clark time. This could have easily been done by not making much of Green Arrow's story be about his romance with Lois.

What's wrong with just concentrating more on the superhero aspect of this show? Oh yeah, I forgot - it's not a show about a superhero. Not the way these producers and writers run it...

I admire how dedicated Tom is to this show, and am in agreement with the man getting some time off more often. But there are ways of doing that without diminishing Clark's story on the show.
jeannev
Mar. 30th, 2008 07:54 pm (UTC)
It seems to me that if Tom needs a bit more of a break, why not just concentrate more of the show on Lex? Ya know, the other character thats supposed to be very important.

I think the problem with the Green Arrow focus was you got that gung-ho hero stuff, but its the same stuff they won't allow Clark to do. So, in the end, it just ends up making Clark look like an underachiever/slacker. How can that be a good thing? Its nuts.
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