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Monthly Archives: March 2016

Who is loving Batman v Superman?

Last week we saw the release of the ever so anticipated and ever so hyped, start of the summer blockbuster movie by DC Comics and Warner Brothers (That was a mouthfull), Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (Also a mouth full.)

Despite mixed reviews, Batman V Superman according to it’s first weekend numbers is setting a whole bunch of records and exceeding expectations. Domestically, BvS brought in $166 million and internationally over $254 million. Combining the two figures, it makes BvS the biggest opening weekend for any superhero movie and one of the largest opening weekend movies of all time. BvS only sits behind movies such as Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Avatar, Jurassic World.

Among the mixed reviews however, there seems to be a consensus among a particular demographic which generally enjoys the movie. The under 18 and the under 25 crowd. On average these groups have given the 2:30 minute Zack Snyder directed film scores of A- and B+ respectively at the time of writing this post. Another positive is that parents are recommending the film to other parents as an option for movies to take their kids to despite the somewhat brutal nature of the scenes.

One thing is for certain, Batman v Superman is the definitive kick off to the DC Cinematic Universe and kids are going to be talking about Batman and Superman and Wonder Woman too for the next year until we see the Wonder Woman stand alone film released.

Fortunately we do have Batman v Superman units to satisfy your DC Fans bounce house needs. With Grand River Inflatables being Western Ontario’s source for bouncy castles, obstacle courses and party rentals, our Justice League Bouncy Castles  feature Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash and the rest of the gang. To get more information on these units you can Rent a Bouncy Castle or give us a call at 519-957-9731.

Zootopia dethrones Frozen

This is big news. Disney’s Zootopia has just overtaken the longstanding and popular Frozen Franchise as it’s #1 opening weekend animated film. According to Box office figures, Zootopia took in $73.7 million domestically on its opening weekend and $232.5 million worldwide. This is higher than 2013’s Release of Frozen.

There are many reasons as to why this movie is becoming such a huge success. At the time of this writing, Zootpopia has a 99% Fresh rating on popular film ranking site Rotten Tomatoes. Frozen currently has a ranking of 89%. As time goes on, we will probably see the Rotten Tomatoes score even out, but 99% is still pretty impressive.

With the popularity of Frozen, we purchased not just 1, but 2 Themed inflatables and a themed panel. As Zootopia may be the next big thing for kids. We want to know your opinion on how we should treat this latest hit.

 

March 2016

 

FEO Conference (March 2-4)

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Back on February 19th we announce that we are a finalist for FEO in this blog post. The conference is running from March 2nd to 4th and Niagara Inflatables along with our sister company Grand River Inflatables will be in the FEO marketplace with our fab photo booth. If you are attending the marketplace and going through the passport program, you can use your photo printout as proof that you visited us. #Dare2BDifferent

March Break  (March 14-18)

The kids are off for March Break from the 13th to 18th. Looking for something fun to do? We’ve found these fun activities for you to try out.

BUGFEAST – March 12-20th – Brave enough to eat a bug?

BugFeast is rolling in for March Break 2016 – Food Truck style! Test your taste buds with Crunchy Cricket Tacos + Grilled Cheese with Mealworms. Buy your tickets today!

Posted by Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory on Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Free Skate at Cambridge Ice Centre- March 16th – skating, balloon twisting, face painting and popcorn.

March Break plans yet? Join us at the Cambridge Ice Centre on March 16, 2016 for FREE skating from 10:40am-noon and…

Posted by Cambridge Ice Centre on Thursday, March 3, 2016

Click the link for a full list of Cambridge events

Spring Forward.

Don’t forget to set a reminder to change all your clocks on March 13th. Spring is here and we’re excited! Are you?

Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (Opens March 25)

We love super heroes and movies. The new Batman and Superman flick premiers on March 25th, perfect for the long weekend. If you’ve been hiding under a rock, you can watch the exciting movie trailer below. Planning a party around BvS? We have super hero bouncy castles available over the phone.

Game On!

 

Rent any bouncer and receive a $50 carnival game credit for your event.

Posted by Grand River Inflatables & Games Inc. on Thursday, March 3, 2016

 

Other Fun Days

Look out for these other fun activities and “Holidays” in March.

March 14th is Pi day.
March 25th is also Waffle Day.

Tweet us or Instagram us your Pie and Waffle creations.