Something is been bugging me since I saw Birdman. when they were discussing about the budget and Galifianakis complained that the reserve is gone on the trees, Keaton replied its for a dream sequence with dwarves and also made a point on them not being called dwarves any more. (cant remember/find the exact quote!)
Is there a chance they are referencing or making a connection with In Bruges?
There was also a dream sequence, with dwarves, and there is also the discussion where they don't like that term
Is it just coincidence??
Quotes from In Bruges:
Chloë: He doesn't like being called a midget. He prefers dwarf.
Ray: This is exactly my point! People going around calling you a midget when you want to be called a dwarf. Of course you're going to blow your head off.
Ray: [...] They're filming midgets!
Chloë: It's a Dutch movie. Its a dream sequence. Its a pastiche of Nicolas Roeg'S 'Dont Look Now'. Not a pastiche, but a ...'homage' is too strong...A 'Nod of the Head'.
It might be that I like both movies quite a lot and I'm just making stuff up! :D