Kate Beckinsale says Hollywood's idea of beauty has no basis in reality.

Interviewed in the May issue of Glamour  Magazine, the 33-year-old British actress says everybody in the movie capitol is "Retouched, stretched, lengthened, slimmed and trimmed.

" I could look at a picture of myself in the past and think 'Why don't I look like that now?' It's because I never did! " the actress said.

Kate Beckinsale stars with Luke Wilson in the upcoming thriller Vacancy. Her other credits include  Pearl Harbor, Underworld,  and its sequel, Underworld: Evolution.