The bone/spaceship match-cut has been talked about to death, but the charting of millennia upon millennia of evolution in less than a second purely through two dialectically conjoined frames is the absolute apex of cinema.
Aka the greatest horror film ever made
It's beyond heartbreaking how this was treated on release. I think it's primarily just an example of Lynch being way ahead of the curve, and thankfully its modern day re-appraisal is testimony to such. The legacy of the show itself was probably somewhat of a curse too, but then again nothing here was particularly 'new' - it had just never been shown so graphically dark, absent from the comfort of the soap opera…