Throwback Thursday is happening at the historic Edmonds Theater. In honor of the movie’s 25th anniversary, the local movie theater is hosting a free showing of “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” on Thursday, Feb. 18 at 8:30 p.m.
“Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves” is a romantic/adventure film and an adaptation of the Robin Hood myth directed by Kevin Reynolds and starring Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Alan Rickman, Christian Slater, and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio. The movie follows the escape and return home of Robin Hood (Kevin Costner) from the Crusades aided by Azeem (Morgan Freeman). They return to England and find that the Sheriff of Nottingham (Alan Rickman) has destroyed Robin Hood’s family home and enacted exorbitant taxes. Allying themselves with a band of Sherwood Forest outlaws (Christian Slater) Robin Hood and Azeem dedicate themselves to the redistribution of wealth and the rescue of Maid Marian (Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio).
Each month, Edmonds Theater manager Christopher Mayes will select a movie that is at least 10 years old to show for free. Mayes welcomes Throwback Thursday movie suggestions via the theater’s Facebook page or email theEdmondsTheaterWA@gmail.com.
Admission to the movie is free and seating is first come, first served. Arrive early to secure one of the theater’s 250 seats and visit the concession counter. Doors open at 8 p.m. and the movie starts at 8:30 p.m.
Event: Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (rated PG-13)
Location: Edmonds Theater, 415 Main St. Edmonds WA
Time: Thursday, February 18 at 8:30 p.m.
Admission: Free. First come, first served.
— Submitted by Emily Scott