Posted on 03 June 2009.
As cutting edge technology makes its way through music video production, the price tag of a short music video is even surpassing that of a full length movie project. Let us take a look at the top 10 costliest music videos which are considered concrete examples of extravagant indulgence.
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1. Scream; $7 million+; Michael & Janet Jackson
As with most of the music videos of Michael Jackson, this one went overboard with a whopping $7 million in total bill and this cost is easily twice the amount spent of the video material that took second spot.
2. Victory; 2.7 million; Puff Daddy
Victory is to rap video that tops among 5 music videos of this genre which in our top 10 list. It has all the requisite imagery and effects of an expensive video. It is complete with all the explosions, breathtaking jumps, shootouts and a lot more dramatic scenes not normally seen in a typical music video.
3. Heartbreaker; 2.5 million; Mariah Carey
If there is one video that practically makes no sense, then this has got to be it. You will find yourself at a loss at what the video is trying to convey and you feel a totally bewildered as it has got be this expensive just to create an MTV that is cluttered and unorganized.
4. What’s It Gonna Be; 2.4 million; Busta Rhymes with Janet Jackson
This is one hip video that really deserves to be in the top 10 list. It has all the seamless quality of graphics that we can associate with Terminator 2 and The Abyss.
5. Larger Than Life; $2.1 million; Backstreet Boys
The Backstreet Boys did a pretty good job in this music video project. Hence, we can say that it is money well spent. The B-Boys are amazingly cute as space robots fighting in a bizarre cyberworld.
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Posted on 03 May 2009.
Here is the list of top 10 most expensive home gadgets created by modern technology.
1. YALOS Diamond LCD by Keymat, $190000
This has got to be the ultimate symbol of domestic opulence. It is adorned with 160 diamonds accentuated with a gold trim.
2. Cabasse Speakers La Sphere, $150000
This is a technology advanced speaker system manufactured by French company Cabbase. Its acoustic is based on the patented design known as the eye.
3. Hydro Physio Lifestyle, $70000
This is the health and fitness contraption of the future and has been the acknowledged standard for water-based body fitness and exercise regimen.
4. From Bed With Love by Nicolas Mélan, $50000
It is regarded as the James Bond’s bed. This technological marvel features a unique lunimotherapic light installed in the bed head. It comes with a plasma screen, a DVD and a surround-THX system.
5. Red Diamond Bathtub, $47200
It is the most expensive bathtub ever made, and has pretty interesting elements. Its features include two waterproof HDTVs, GSM remote control, console with massive gold frame 42 g; 18 k and Swarowski crystals.
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Posted on 23 April 2009.
Find out the art marvels that are in the shortlist of top 10 most expensive paintings ever sold in an auction.
1. Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer by Gustav Klimt, $135,000,000
The record breaking sale has happened in 2006 and was made by cosmetic’s icon Ronald S. Lauder.
2. Garcon a la Pipe by Pablo Picasso, $104,000,000
This famous painting was done during the renowned Rose Period. This record setting auction happened at Sotheby’s New York in 2004.
3. Dora Maar with Cat by Pablo Picasso, $95,200,000
This is one big surprise that happened in art auction circuit in 2006. It almost doubled the pre-auction price estimate.
4. Portrait of Dr. Gachet by Van Gogh, $82,000,000
This painting by this eminent impressionist guru became famous worldwide when it was bought by Japanese business tycoon Ryoie Saito for a hefty sum of $82.5 million during a Christie’s auction.
5. Le Bassin Aux Nympheas by Monet, $80,451,178
Painted by Claude Monet in 1919, it was sold during an auction conducted at Christie’s London in June of 2008. It is the highest auction of a work of art for Christie’s London.
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Posted on 18 April 2009.
Let us have a look at the top 10 most expensive and extravagant handbags that are the craze of women worldwide. This list is based on published retail price and does not include handbags with valuable diamonds, jewelery or stones.
1. Fendi B.Bag, $27700
Its design is the revival of the structured handbag. This white crocodile design is expected to be the bestseller of Fendi since the Baguette.
2. Hermés Birkin, $20000 plus
This Hermés bags are named after the famous fashion icon and British actress of the 60s, Jane Birkin are on special orders.
3. Yves Saint Laurent Muse, $18990
The preferred bag of known personalities like Jessica Simpson and Kate Moss. Its unique design provides ample space yet retains the refined character of Yves Saint Laurent bags.
4. Prada Frame Bag, $15090
This luxury crocodile bag follows a distinct structured design made its debut in Milan in 2006. Its more popular colors include the tan color which is known as Krusca.
5. Zac Posen Alexia, $15000
As in all of Posen bags, this creation are an acknowledgment of the 70s and is great proof of elegance and sophistication of Zac Posen Bags are known for.
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