Cheap scares and violent crime seemed to resonate with audiences this weekend, with action and horror films coming out on top of the domestic box office. Meanwhile, “Logan Lucky,” the return of vaunted film director Steven Soderbergh, had a relatively modest arrival.
Lionsgate's "The Hitman's Bodyguard" debuted at No. 1 this week, bringing in $21.6 million in its opening weekend. The action comedy, starring Samuel L. Jackson as an imprisoned assassin who needs the help of bodyguard Ryan Reynolds when he agrees to testify against a genocidal Belarusian dictator (Gary Oldman), was a dud with critics. The