Newswire: Some members of Sigur Rós produced a “horrible” talking-dog movie

We don’t know what kind of money you make from being in a band like Sigur Rós, but apparently it’s enough that you can afford to make investments that lie somewhere between “mildly irresponsible” and “hilarious.” We don’t know how else to describe the fact that Sigur Rós’ Orri Dyrason and Georg Holm produced a movie called The Three Dogateers Save Christmas back in 2014. It’s about talking dogs, it stars Dean Cain, and yes, it’s a real movie. This baffling discovery comes from Grapevine (via Pitchfork), and it turns out that the story behind Dogateers is more entertaining than the movie itself. (Which isn’t especially surprising.)

As Dyrason tells it, he was in Los Angeles and bored, so he went to hang out with an aspiring movie producer friend who happened to be reading scripts by a pool. Together they found the Dogateers …

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