"A Hero Will Endure": Essays at the Twentieth Anniversary of Gladiator
Edited by Rachel L. Carzo
"'Wailing and Moaning': Gladiator's Music Phenomenon and Legacy"
Matthew's contributing chapter to this scholarly collection discusses the long-lasting impact of Gladiator's famous musical score from Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard, including the powerful influence of its signature "wailing/moaning female" sound which became an iconic staple sound (and even a trope) in 21st-Century Hollywood.
(2023, Vernon Press)