KPSU Meets 5th Avenue Cinema

Written by on May 18, 2016

This week’s playlist is a collaboration between Madison of KPSU and Mitchell and Shannon from 5th Avenue Cinema. Listen to hear about Portland State’s student-run cinema and some of the best music moments in film!

Banana Boat Song (Beetlejuice; Tim Burton 1988)
The 400 Blows Main Theme (The 400 Blows; Francois Truffaut 1959)
This Bitter Earth (Killer of Sheep; Charles Burnett)
Tira a Campà (Seven Beauties; Lina Wertmuller 1975)
These Days (The Royal Tenenbaums; Wes Anderson 2001)
Mr. Sandman (Mr. Nobody; Jaco Van Dormael 2009)
Night Shift (35 Shots of Rum; Claire Denis 2008)
Are You Lonesome Tonight (A Brighter Summer Day; Edward Yang 1991)
I Need a Minute (Heaven Knows What; Josh + Benny Safdie 2015)
Vacances (Jules et Jim; Francois Truffaut 1962)
Cat People (Inglourious Basterds; Quentin Tarantino 2009)
The Wolves (The Place Beyond the Pines; Derek Cianfrance 2012)
Kill the Poor (SLC Punk; James Merendino 1998)
The Rhythm of the Night (Beau Travail; Claire Denis 1999)
Pony (Magic Mike; Ginuwine)
Honorable Mentions:
Look Into My Eyes (Batman & Robin; Joel Schumacher 1999)
White Dress (The Man with the Iron Fists; RZA 2012)
Grand Finale (Belly; Hype Williams 1998)
Idlewild Blue (Idlewild; Bryan Barber 2006)
Life’s a Bitch (Fish Tank; Andrea Arnold 2009)
I Love Livin’ in the City (Decline of Western Civilization; Penelope Spheeris 1981)
Piazza, New York Catcher (Juno; Jason Reitman 2007)
Fight the Power (Do the Right Thing; Spike Lee 1989)




  • Banana Boat (Day-O)
    Harry Belafonte
  • The 400 Blows - Main Theme & Police Car
    Jean Constantin
  • This Bitter Earth
    Dinah Washington
  • Tira a campà
    Enzo Jannacci
  • These Days
  • Mr. Sandman
    The Chordettes
  • Night Shift
  • Are You Lonesome Tonight
    Elvis Presley
  • I Need A Minute
    Ariel Pink
  • Vacances
    Georges Delerue
  • Cat People (Putting Out The Fire)
    David Bowie
  • The Wolves (Act I and II)
    Bon Iver
  • Kill the Poor
    Dead Kennedys
  • The Rhythm of the Night
  • Pony

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