SBS showed Gérard Pirès’ film Les Chevaliers du Ciel last night. It’s got fast jets and hot girls, and it’s set against the backdrop of beautiful France. What’s not to like? I’ll tell you what — the stupid English translation of the film title: Sky Fighters.

The French title means “Knights of the Sky” which, besides sounding a lot classier, has completely different connotations. You see, when we think of knights, we think of honour, chivalry and adventure; when we think of fighters on the other hand, we just think of, well, fighting…

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