The 27th Tokyo International Film Festival will run Oct 23-31 at Roppongi Hills and other venues. One highlight will be Charlie Chaplin’s silent masterpiece City Lights, screening at the recently rebuilt Kabukiza theater on Oct 27, which the actor visited in 1932. Tim Burton’s many fans in Japan will have reason to rejoice as the fest previews footage from his upcoming Big Eyes (pictured), starring Amy Adams as ‘60s pop artist Margaret Keane. Then the major exhibition “The World of Tim Burton” will open Nov 1 at the Mori Arts Center. TIFF tickets go on sale Oct 11 at http://2014.tiff-jp.net/en/. Waseda Shochiku (1-5-16 Takadanobaba, Shinjuku-ku) continues its run of affordable double features (¥1,300 for two flicks isn’t bad) this autumn with the Coen Brothers’s The Man Who Wasn’t There and Inside Llewyn Davis (Oct 11-17) and Wes Anderson’s Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Grand Budapest Hotel (Oct 25-31). The Sitges Film Festival in Spain is considered the world’s foremost showcase of fantasy and horror films. In case you have not be able to make it to the Catalan resort town in recent years, Shin-Bungeiza in Ikebukuro (3F, 1-43-5 Higashi-Ikebukuro Toshima-ku; www.shin-bungeiza.com) is doing an all-night screening of recent hits.