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Capturing the good, the bad and the absurd of the Internet

Directors Rich Moore (above left) and Phil Johnston are behind Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, which features Disney princesses and heroines (left).
Directors Rich Moore (above left) and Phil Johnston are behind Ralph Breaks The Internet: Wreck-It Ralph 2, which features Disney princesses and heroines.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

The animated movie Wreck-It Ralph was a sleeper hit in 2012, winning over audiences and critics with its whimsical tale of characters from 1980s-era video games.

It collected a Best Animated Feature Oscar nomination as well as US$471 million at the global box office, making it one of the top animated films of the year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 22, 2018, with the headline 'Capturing the good, the bad and the absurd of the Internet'. Print Edition | Subscribe