The Commons, a multi-faceted tale about environmental catastrophe, disease, love, hope, and immigration, is set in the near future. There are a number of excellent performances from the cast and a devilishly good storyline. This is a compelling series.
Bloom, from Australia, brings another sci fi series to lovers of the genre. It’s a six part series available on Hulu in the U.S. There are spoilers ahead. Season 1 ends with a tantalizing cliffhanger, and season 2 is already in the works. Some beloved Australian stars lead this one – particularly Bryan Brown and Jacki Weaver.