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All-You-Can Drink 'Home Alone' Party Coming to Astoria

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In case you need something to make you feel old today: "Home Alone" came out 25 years ago this holiday season.

To mark the anniversary of this 90s classic — in which Macaulay Culkin plays an 8-year-old mistakenly left behind when his family goes on Christmas vacation, leaving him alone to eat giant ice cream sundaes and fight off bandits — a local film collective is throwing a booze-filled screening party in Queens.

Cinema Under the Influence will throw the "Home Alone" soiree at Astoria eatery Queens Comfort, to celebrate the film that still holds up for so many viewers more than two decades later.

"This is just movie that really spoke to us, since it's one that we love from our childhood," said Jon Hogan, a curator and co-founder of the group. "It's a great film that a lot of people love."

Tickets to the Dec. 14 event will be $40, and will include an all-you-can-eat buffet of "nostalgic flavors" cooked up by the Queens Comfort chefs and bottomless glasses of spiked cider.

Local dessert shop Sweet Janes will also be serving up ice cream at the party, and is making a special new flavor for the event.

Your ticket will also enter you into a raffle for prizes including goodies from Astoria businesses, as well as a clock that features Macaulay Culkin's face made by Lower East Side artist Crosby "ClockWork Cros."

Cinema Under the Influence launched in Queens in 2014, hosting film screenings paired with drinks, in the style of Brooklyn's Nitehawk Cinema or the famed Alamo Drafthouse.

"We didn't really have that in Queens despite the fact that we have a really strong cinema community here," Hogan said.

The group now presents screenings about once a month at venues around the city and in other states as well, typically showcasing beloved films like "Home Alone," cult favorites or movies that the group deems under-appreciated.

"We want to present them in a context that's unique," Hogan said of their events. "It's not just the film, it's the experience."