As great as "SMALLVILLE: SEASON 5" was, "SEASON 6" might be better! To begin with, this season marks the arrival of some great new characters. Jimmy Olsen, Martian Manhunter are at hand, and of course, ...the best....:The Green Arrow." The story arcs in this season are terrific and the action surpasses all of the previous seasons. Even the more dramatic episodes,..eg, "PROMISE" are actually moving. In "Promise," a big secret is revealed and Clark finally realizes he's lost Lana to Lex.
Having Clark seeking out the bad guys from the Phantom Zone provides great suspense as well. Sure, there are some lame episodes, but not many. The majority are terrific and the production values to this series only gets better with time.
WARNER BROS. has provided the correct 1.78:1 aspect ratio for this dvd release(with 16:9 enhancement). While eagerly awaiting the blu-ray/hd-dvd review product for comparison, the dvd format looks impressive. Fleshtones could be improved due to some oversaturation, but colors are generally solid. There are no artifacts, however, grain creeps in occasionally. Detail is fine and in keeping with previous seasons on dvd.
WARNER BROS. has provided a Dolby Digital 5.1 mix. It's "OUTSTANDING!!!" "SMALLVILLE: SEASON 6" offers demonstration quality sound! Discrete/Surround effects are provided with great impact throughout each episode. Dialogue is always intelligible, even within layers upon layers of sound and music effects. There are a fair share of bass effects to show off the sub-woofer as well. BRAVO, WARNER BROS!!!
WARNER BROS. has loaded plenty of extras as well.