November 12th, 2005

Tiger cub

Smallville 5.06 Splinter (part 1)

For me this was one of the most layered episodes of Season 5 so far. The direction and photography were beautifully controlled and Tom’s acting was superb. I have a lot I want to unpack from this episode, but I’ll start with one of the most powerful scenes.

Clark’s confused identification
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Protecting or hurting the one you love
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Open doors
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TBC...
Tiger cub

Smallville 5.06 Splinter (part 2)

And some more thoughts on this ep...! First thoughts here. ;)

Penetration
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Clark’s fears
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Chloe as actor
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Prediction and inescapable destiny
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(This is also the reason why I beg you not to spoil me or anyone else who doesn’t want spoilers!!! Please!)

Thank you to anyone who managed to read this much of my ramblings on this ep! ;-) Now on a lighter note...

WHAT THINGS??!
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