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Writer:
Michael Vickerman (screenplay)
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1
Release Date:
2012 (USA) See more »
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When an oil rig causes a volcanic eruption in a small town, it's just the first in a trigger effect... See more »
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4 wins & 3 nominations See more »
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Review: Ring of Fire
 (From Comicmix. 11 June 2013, 12:51 PM, PDT)

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 (From ScifiMafia. 10 June 2013, 3:00 AM, PDT)

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Somebody pass the fire extinguisher... See more (11 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast [25])

Michael Vartan ... Dr. Matthew Cooper (2 episodes, 2012)

Terry O'Quinn ... Oliver Booth (2 episodes, 2012)

Ian Tracey ... Hector Janen (2 episodes, 2012)

Brian Markinson ... Harry Stromwell (2 episodes, 2012)

Brendan Fletcher ... Samuel Janen (2 episodes, 2012)

Adam Greydon Reid ... Glen Perkins (2 episodes, 2012)

Patrick Gilmore ... Todd (2 episodes, 2012)

Andy Nez ... Hank Sarland (2 episodes, 2012)
Connor Christopher Levins ... Dylan (2 episodes, 2012)

Brendan Penny ... Eric Vascer (2 episodes, 2012)

Aaron Brooks ... Edward (2 episodes, 2012)

Edward Foy ... Peter Loson (2 episodes, 2012)

Silvio Pollio ... Bartender Devon (2 episodes, 2012)

Greg Webb ... Dr. Stanton (2 episodes, 2012)

Jill Teed ... Jennifer Hough (2 episodes, 2012)

Lauren Lee Smith ... Emily Booth (2 episodes, 2012)

Agam Darshi ... Audrey Lee / ... (2 episodes, 2012)

Dean Wray ... Chris Dannen (2 episodes, 2012)

Shaker Paleja ... DNR Agent (2 episodes, 2012)

Connor Beardmore ... Tommy (2 episodes, 2012)

Peter Benson ... Volcano Expert (2 episodes, 2012)

Taya Clyne ... Andrea (2 episodes, 2012)

Monique Ganderton ... Field Reporter (2 episodes, 2012)
Ryan M. Lee ... Roger Miller (2 episodes, 2012)

Denise Pillott ... Nurse (2 episodes, 2012)

Series Directed by
Paul Shapiro (unknown episodes)
 
Series Writing credits
Michael Vickerman (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Douglas G. Davis .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2012)
Michael O'Connor .... producer / executive producer (2 episodes, 2012)
Christina O'Shea-Daly .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2012)
Shan Tam .... producer (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Original Music by
Rich Walters (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Production Design by
Eric Fraser (1 episode, 2012)
 
Series Art Direction by
Tyler Bishop Harron (1 episode, 2012)
 
Series Costume Design by
Aieisha Li (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Production Management
Simon Richardson .... production manager (unknown episodes, 2012)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Bendner .... additional assistant director: background coordinator (1 episode, 2012)
 
Series Art Department
Dylan Dowd .... head greens person (2 episodes, 2012)
Patrick Latarius .... construction coordinator (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Sound Department
Jeff Carter .... production sound mixer (2 episodes, 2012)
Jay Cheetham .... background sound editor / backgrounds editor (2 episodes, 2012)
Dario DiSanto .... foley editor (2 episodes, 2012)
James Fonnyadt .... sound designer (2 episodes, 2012)
David Green .... ADR recordist (2 episodes, 2012)
Greg Hannas .... boom operator (2 episodes, 2012)
Kirby Jinnah .... supervising sound editor (2 episodes, 2012)
Bill Mellow .... sound re-recording mixer (2 episodes, 2012)
Ryan Nowak .... sound effects editor (2 episodes, 2012)
Ryan Schaad .... foley recordist (2 episodes, 2012)
James Wallace .... sound editor (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Special Effects by
Bill Pankiw .... special effects first assistant (unknown episodes, 2012)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Matt Drake .... digital effects editor (2 episodes, 2012)
Ring of Fire .... 3d generalist (2 episodes, 2012)
Mike Hsu .... visual effects artist (2 episodes, 2012)
Yongmin Kim .... digital compositor (2 episodes, 2012)
Marco Leone .... digital compositor (2 episodes, 2012)
Dean Mangion .... matchmove artist (2 episodes, 2012)
Seong Jin Park .... 3d generalist (2 episodes, 2012)
Yi-Kai Shieh .... 3D generalist / digital artist (2 episodes, 2012)
Lee Wilson .... visual effects supervisor (2 episodes, 2012)

Jed Glassford .... visual effects on set supervisor (unknown episodes, 2012)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Dustin Allen .... best boy lighting (2 episodes, 2012)
Jordon Baker .... camera trainee (2 episodes, 2012)
Luke T. Campbell .... digital imaging technician (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Dawn Climie .... costume set supervisor (1 episode, 2012)
Jojo MacDowall .... assistant designer (1 episode, 2012)
Jolyne Maier .... costume truck supervisor (1 episode, 2012)
 
Series Editorial Department
Colin Dove .... second assistant editor (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Music Department
Natasha Duprey .... music supervisor (2 episodes, 2012)
 
Series Transportation Department
Kent MacDonald .... transportation coordinator (1 episode, 2012)
 
Series Other crew
David Aaron Cook .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2012)
Jeff Croft .... key production assistant (2 episodes, 2012)
 

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4 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
Somebody pass the fire extinguisher..., 12 July 2013
Author: TheLittleSongbird from United Kingdom

If there was a redeeming quality, it was Terry O'Quinn. He was great on LOST, and while his character is nowhere near as interesting he does do his best here and is quite commanding. The same cannot be said for the other actors who are all unbearably wooden and emotionless. When they don't act like they genuinely care or are living their characters' situations, at best they were indifferent, it is very difficult to be properly drawn in. Good characters and writing would have helped, but Ring of Fire manages to not even have those either. The characters are badly underwritten ciphers(for a three hour miniseries there was no excuse for this), the sort of stereotypes that we see all the time in movies featuring on the SyFy channel, and they are never more than that. The dialogue is clunky, overly-talky and dissolves too much into tedious melodrama and overlong exposition, it is often very over-familiar stuff that is made even more painful by awkward line delivery. There is very little to be invested in the story either. It was increasingly predictable(especially in the second half) and takes far too long to get going, two thirds of the first half is set-up exposition, and the excessive padding isn't enough to let go of the feeling that there wasn't enough story to sustain a three-hour running time. That there are too many sub-plots and none are particularly engaging is part of the problem as well. If it was done in half the time, with less dialogue, fewer subplots, more action and more attention to character, Ring of Fire would have been much more successful. Ring of Fire even looks as though it was made in a rush, with a unappealingly drab and grainy colour palette. There's been worse use of shaky cam, but it was distractingly over-used and the constant jerky movements are enough to make anybody seasick. There's also been worse CGI but that's not saying much, it's still dully rendered. Overall, a disaster in itself really. Terry O'Quinn is the least bad thing about it but even at the halfway mark I found myself begging for a fire extinguisher, the fact that I make it my business not to judge a movie/series without seeing the whole thing was the sole motivation for sticking with it. 2/10 Bethany Cox

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