Why The Matrix Soundtrack is AMAZING

The Matrix had an immense impact on the Sci-Fi genre, but some aspects of the film, like its special effects, have become overused and somewhat cliche by today’s standards. In this video essay, Inside the Score analyzes one aspect of The Matrix that has stood the test of time—its score—breaking down the key motifs and post-minimalist techniques employed by composer Don Davis.


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