India, March 20 -- SheCreator - Imtiaz AliCast - Aaditi Pohankar, Vijay Varma

Sloppily directed and sleazy in tone, She, the new Netflix original series, peaks in its opening credits sequence - a noir-inspired taxi ride through the underbelly of Mumbai that is way too refined for the show that it precedes. What follows is an unevenly told cat-and-mouse thriller that essentially begins with the chase having ended.

Perhaps She, more so than even Love Aaj Kal, will finally alert audiences to the fact that we give Imtiaz Ali more credit than he honestly deserves. Ali, generously speaking, has made two-and-a-half good films in his career.

Watch the She trailer here

Ali hasn't directed She - blame for its ridiculously inept visual style mus...