Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon puts a new spin on the terrifying girl-with-the-long-black-hair type

Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon (2021)

Margate-born Iranian-American director Ana Lily Amirpour’s third feature, Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon, is a perfect complement to her directorial debut, the black-and-white vampire revenge film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night (2014). Offering a similar subversion of genre, it’s a fantasy thriller grounded in the horrors of…